22 Nov 2017
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1745hrs Tuesday 21-Nov-2017 by MetService NIL warnings for Bay Of Plenty
Situation:
A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over New Zealand. The high slowly moves over the country during Thursday and Friday, leaving a weak ridge during Saturday. Forecast issued at 1745hrs Tuesday 21-Nov-2017 Valid to midnight Wednesday for Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Tuesday:
Variable 5 knots becoming northerly 10 knots this afternoon. Southeast 10 knots developing overnight. Sea slight. Cloudy periods developing in the west,with chance evening showers.Mainly fine elsewhere.
Wednesday:
Southeast 10 knots, turning northerly 10 knots in the afternoon then dying out in the evening. Sea slight. Fine, apart from evening cloud.
Outlook until midnight Saturday:

Thursday:
Variable 5 knots, but northerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Morning and evening cloud.
Friday:
Variable 5 knots, but northerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Morning and evening cloud.
Saturday:
Variable 5 knots, but northerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Morning and evening cloud.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday:
Northeast half a metre or less.
High tide at Tauranga:
Tuesday 2213 1.7 metres. Wednesday 1044 1.8 metres.
High tide at Whakatane:
Tuesday 2154 1.8 metres. Wednesday 1024 1.9 metres. For local waters outside this area please ring the Bay Of Plenty forecast on 0900-99962