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Recreational Marine: Bay of Plenty
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021 by MetService
Nil for Plenty
Southwesterlies over Aotearoa New Zealand ease today as a ridge of high pressure builds over the country. Northwesterlies develop on Tuesday as a trough approaches from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves northwards over the South Island on Wednesday, then affects the North Island through Thursday and Friday. Another ridge begins to spread over the South Island from late Wednesday.
Forecast issued at 1119hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021
Valid to 1 pm Monday for Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Monday: Southwest 20 knots but 15 knots east of Motiti Island, easing to 15 knots but 10 knots in the east this evening. Moderate sea in the west, easing evening. Fine. Northerly swell 1 metre rising to 1.5 metres late.
Tuesday: Becoming southwest 10 knots everywhere early morning, then afternoon sea breezes to 10 knots. Sea slight. Fine spells. Isolated showers east of White Island. Swell tending northeast and easing to half a metre.
Outlook until midnight Friday:
Wednesday: Northwest 10 knots developing morning, rising to 15 knots afternoon.
Cloudy periods. Few late showers. Northeast swell half a metre.
Thursday: Northwest 20 knots changing southerly 15 knots. Morning rain, then
showers. Northerly swell rising to 1 metre for a time.
Friday: Southerly 10 knots. Fine. Northeast swell half a metre or less.
High tide at Tauranga:
Monday 0328 1.8 metres.
Monday 1545 1.8 metres.
High tide at Whakatane:
Monday 0305 2.0 metres.
Monday 1525 1.9 metres.
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