Bay of Plenty

Valid to Midnight Thursday 29 Jun 2017
Issued at 5:27pm Wednesday 28 Jun 2017

Warning: NIL warning for PLENTY

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: Variable 5 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy periods and fair visibility in isolated showers west of Motiti Island, fine elsewhere. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Sea smooth. A few cloudy periods and isolated light showers in the morning west of Motiti Island. Fine elsewhere.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 10 knots developing. Cloud increasing. Saturday: Northeast rising to 25 knots. Periods of rain, heavy falls. Sunday: Northeast 30 knots, gradually dying out. Rain, easing.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast 1 metre, rising to 2 metres Sunday.

High tide at Tauranga
10:56pm Wed 28 Jun - Height: 2.0m
11:21am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 1.9m
High tide at Whakatane
10:53am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 2.0m
11:17pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 2.1m

Low tide at Tauranga
5:04am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.2m
5:20pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.2m
Low tide at Whakatane
4:57am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.3m
5:11pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.3m