23 Sep 2017
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1054hrs Friday 22-Sep-2017 by MetService NIL warnings for Bay Of Plenty
A complex low over the North Island drifts slowly east today, followed by a ridge spreading north on Saturday. Northwesterlies strengthen over the country from Sunday, ahead of a front that moves over the North Island on Tuesday. Forecast issued at 1054hrs Friday 22-Sep-2017 Valid to midnight Saturday for Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
West of Motiti Island - Southerly 10 knots, rising to southwest 15 knots this afternoon and to 20 knots for a time late afternoon and early evening. Elsewhere - Southerly 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots for a time this afternoon.Sea becoming moderate for a time in the west. Fine spells.
Becoming southerly 10 knots everywhere early morning, turning northwest 10 knots in the afternoon and westerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday:

Westerly 10 knots. Sunny spells.
Westerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots later. Mainly fine.
Northwest rising to 25 knots. Rain developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday:
Northerly half a metre, rising to 1 metre Tuesday.
High tide at Tauranga:
Friday 2049 1.9 metres. Saturday 0916 1.9 metres.
High tide at Whakatane:
Friday 2024 2.0 metres. Saturday 0852 2.0 metres. For local waters outside this area please ring the Bay Of Plenty forecast on 0900-99962