20 Apr 2018
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1745hrs Thursday 19-Apr-2018 by MetService NIL warnings for Bay Of Plenty
A disturbed west to southwest flow persists over the lower South Island. A ridge slowly moves onto the upper North Island today, lasting until a front crosses the country late Saturday through Sunday. Forecast issued at 1745hrs Thursday 19-Apr-2018 Valid to midnight Friday for Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Westerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Becoming cloudy.
Westerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine spells, chance of a light shower.
Outlook until midnight Monday:

Westerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots afternoon. A few showers.
Changing southwest 15 knots early. Mainly fine.
Southwest 15 knots. Mostly fine, chance shower in the east.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Northeast half a metre or less.
High tide at Tauranga:
Thursday 2203 2.0 metres. Friday 1025 2.0 metres.
High tide at Whakatane:
Thursday 2134 2.1 metres. Friday 0958 2.0 metres. For local waters outside this area please ring the Bay Of Plenty forecast on 0900-99962