Bay of Islands

Valid to Midnight Thursday 29 Jun 2017
Issued at 5:24pm Wednesday 28 Jun 2017

Warning: NIL warning for BRETT

Situation: A weak ridge lies over the country, while a weakening trough lies to the west. A low approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea late on Thursday, affecting the country from Friday.

Forecast: Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy increasing, fair visibility in a few showers developing this evening. Thursday: Southerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in isolated showers.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Few showers. Saturday: Northerly rising to 30 knots. Periods of rain, heavy falls. Sunday: Changing northwest 15 early and southwest 15 late. Rain, easing.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Friday. Northerly 1 metre developing Saturday, rising to 2 metres Sunday.

High tide at Opua
11:12pm Wed 28 Jun - Height: 2.6m
11:36am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 2.4m

Low tide at Opua
5:27am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.5m
5:40pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.5m