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Back Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 4.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Back Beach (light winds from the SW at New Plymouth- Ferndale 6 km from Back Beach). 4.4m 11 s period wind swell from WSW is too big
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Light
9 km/h
SW
Clean
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Back Beach Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 15 Aug 2018 NZST

Back Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Back Beach sea temperature is 13.4 °C (Statistics for 15 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 13.5 max: 14.3 min: 12.5 °C)

Wednesday 15Thursday 16Friday 17
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
3
3
3
3
0
0
0
0
11
11
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
W
2.4
W
1.8
WSW
3
W
3
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
Period(s) (?)101111111111131413151515151515151615
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)288031102842221119812414293329772507346629062593145334634301510655635492
Wind
(km/h)
35
SW
30
SW
25
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
20
W
15
NW
20
NNW
25
NW
20
WNW
25
NW
30
WNW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
ononon
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)


12:32PM
3.50



12:53AM
3.52



1:18PM
3.30



1:39AM
3.28



Low Tide
/ height (m)
6:27AM
0.22



6:44PM
0.35



7:13AM
0.40



7:31PM
0.57



7:59AM
0.61

Note: the tide data above is for Port Taranaki, New Zealand which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Back Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Back Beach blow from the E.
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thunderstorm
rain showers
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
7:11-------7:09-------7:07-
Sunset
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