Valid to Midnight Saturday 24 Feb 2018
Issued at 11:01am Friday 23 Feb 2018

Warning: NIL warning for PLENTY

Situation: A southwest flow covers the country today. The flow turns northwest over the area on Monday as a front approaches, followed by southerlies and a ridge of high pressure.

Forecast: Friday: Southerly 10 knots turning northeast 10 knots this afternoon. Becoming southwest 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy. Poor visibility in a few showers, possibly heavy from this afternoon. Saturday: Southwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Becoming northeast 10 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few showers in the afternoon and evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Variable 10 knots. Partly cloudy, chance afternoon shower. Monday: Northwest 20 knots developing late morning, changing southerly 20 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a brief period of rain. Tuesday: Easing to southeast 15 knots. Mainly fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northeast half a metre or less tending easterly Saturday.

High tide at Tauranga
2:07am Sat 24 Feb - Height: 1.8m
2:30pm Sat 24 Feb - Height: 1.8m

Low tide at Tauranga
7:51pm Fri 23 Feb - Height: 0.3m
8:15am Sat 24 Feb - Height: 0.4m