Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Forecast

Bay of Islands

Valid to Midnight Friday 28 Apr 2017
Issued at 4:47am Friday 28 Apr 2017

Warning: NIL warning for BRETT

Situation: A complex trough approaches today, then crosses the area over the weekend. Another ridge approaches on Monday.

Forecast: Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Fair visibility in a few showers from evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Showers turning to rain in the morning. Sunday: Turning westerly 20 knots. Rain, possibly heavy at first, easing to showers. Monday: Westerly 15 knots, turning southeast 15 knots. Occasional showers.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Southeast 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today and half a metre Sunday. Northerly half a metre developing today, rising to 1 metre Saturday and 1.5 metres for a time Sunday.

High tide at Opua
9:12pm Fri 28 Apr - Height: 2.7m
9:32am Sat 29 Apr - Height: 2.7m

Low tide at Opua
2:51pm Fri 28 Apr - Height: 0.2m
3:18am Sat 29 Apr - Height: 0.4m