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Bay of Plenty

Valid to Midnight Tuesday 26 Jun 2018
Issued at 5:08pm Monday 25 Jun 2018

Warning: NIL warning for PLENTY

Situation: A cold front moves off the North Island to the east today and a disturbed southwest flow covers the country. The southwesterlies ease on Thursday, and a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Friday.

Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Monday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, becoming southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots west of Motiti Island this evening. Sea rough at times.Cloudy periods, fair visibility a few showers. Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots west of Motiti Island, becoming westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere in the morning, then southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 30 knots gusting 45 knots in the west early afternoon. Becoming southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere late evening. Rough sea in the west, becoming rough everywhere early afternoon. Poor visibility in afternoon showers, otherwise mainly fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to southwest 15 knots in the morning, and to 10 knots late. Mainly fine. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots afternoon. Mainly fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast half a metre or less. Northwest one metre easing to half a metre Tuesday, dying out Wednesday.

High tide at Tauranga
5:34am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.8m
6:12pm Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.8m
High tide at Whakatane
5:12am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.8m
5:52pm Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.8m

Low tide at Tauranga
11:22pm Mon 25 Jun - Height: 0.5m
11:47am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.4m
Low tide at Whakatane
11:15pm Mon 25 Jun - Height: 0.6m
11:39am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.5m