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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 The wind is still cross-off at Back Beach (light winds from the SE at Farmland Taranaki Hurford wx 5 km from Back Beach). 1.2m 16 s period swell from WSW with an additional 0.5m 8 s period swell from NW , plus 1.4m 4 s period wind swell from SSE
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Light
12.9 km/h
SE
Cross-Off
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Back Beach Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 20 Jun 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 14.7 °C (Statistics for 20 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 14.8 max: 16.0 min: 13.7 °C)

WedThursday 21Friday 22Sat
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
Rating
(10 max)
2
3
3
3
2
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
1
WSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
Period(s) (?)161616151515151515161615151514141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)417392377270209362344252270506551537461443425407390384
Wind
(km/h)
25
SE
20
SE
15
SE
15
SE
15
SE
10
SE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



3:46AM
3.11



4:19PM
2.93



4:51AM
3.00



5:26PM
2.89


Low Tide
/ height (m)

9:26PM
0.87



10:04AM
0.84



10:31PM
0.97



11:09AM
0.90



11:40PM
1.00

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.
 WedThursday 21Friday 22Sat
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
109999121311988891112111212
Chill °C (?)
7677711129766681011101111
Sunrise
----7:43-------7:43-----
Sunset
------5:07-------5:07---

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