Bay of Plenty Recreational Marine Forecast

Bay of Plenty

Valid to Midnight Friday 28 Apr 2017
Issued at 4:45am Friday 28 Apr 2017

Warning: NIL warning for PLENTY

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

Forecast: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing around midday, rising to 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, a few showers developing in the evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, gradually rising to 25 knots. Rain developing in the morning. Sunday: Turning westerly 15 knots. Rain, some heavy falls, easing to a few showers then clearing later. Monday: Turning southeast 20 knots. A few showers.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast half a metre. Rising to northerly 1 metre Saturday and to 1.5 metres for a time Sunday and early Monday.

High tide at Tauranga
8:54pm Fri 28 Apr - Height: 2.1m
9:16am Sat 29 Apr - Height: 2.1m
High tide at Whakatane
8:26pm Fri 28 Apr - Height: 2.2m
8:50am Sat 29 Apr - Height: 2.1m

Low tide at Tauranga
2:32pm Fri 28 Apr - Height: 0.1m
2:58am Sat 29 Apr - Height: 0.2m
Low tide at Whakatane
2:24pm Fri 28 Apr - Height: 0.2m
2:52am Sat 29 Apr - Height: 0.2m