Today’s weather forecast is for a mostly sunny day, with a chance of a shower from the afternoon. Enjoy the light winds.
Welcome to passengers from the Celebrity Solstice and Caledonian Sky, in port today.
Also to the surf competitors on Mount Main beach, and visitors in Tauranga for the weekend attending OneLove, the Jet Sprints and other events.
It’s a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 27 and an overnight low of 20 degrees. Humidity is 94 per cent.
Low tide is at 9.30am and high tide at 3.30pm. Sea temperature is a warm 22 degrees, and there’s a sea swell of 0.9m. Sunset is at 8.29pm
If you’re going fishing today the best fish bite time is between 8pm and 10pm.
This day in NZ history in 1962 Peter Snell broke the world mile record. The 23-year-old Olympic 800-m champion hoped to run the first four-minute mile on New Zealand soil. In fact, he broke Australian Herb Elliott’s 3½-year-old world record by the smallest possible margin, 0.1 seconds.
This day in world history in 1959 NASA selected 110 candidates for the first U.S. space flight. In 1967 three astronauts were killed in a flash fire that engulfed their Apollo 1 spacecraft.
Today is the birthday of Austrian musical genius and composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Born in 1756, his works included The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute.
What’s on today? There’s Jet Sprints, surf competitions, cricket, and the OneLove festival to name a few.
To check out more of what’s on today please go to our What’s on page. Have a great day!