20 Apr 2018
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1745hrs Thursday 19-Apr-2018 by MetService NIL warnings for Bay Of Plenty
Situation:
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.
Thursday:
Westerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Becoming cloudy.
Friday:
Westerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine spells, chance of a light shower.
Outlook until midnight Monday:

Saturday:
Westerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots afternoon. A few showers.
Sunday:
Changing southwest 15 knots early. Mainly fine.
Monday:
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