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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 offshore at Back Beach (moderate winds from the E at Farmland Taranaki Hurford wx 5 km from Back Beach). 0.5m 12 s period swell from SW with 2.8m 9 s period wind swell from N
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Actual: 17 min ago

Moderate
24.1 km/h
E
Offshore
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Back Beach Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 17 Jan 2018 NZDT

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 21.1 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 20.7 min: 16.3 °C)

TueWednesday 17Thursday 18Fri
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
1
2
1
0
2
3
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
NW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
W
0.3
WSW
3
NNW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.6
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.3
WSW
Period(s) (?)101212212010191918181817171717171616
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)120393877821563188182263337454433522556657684779828
Wind
(km/h)
30
NE
35
NE
30
NE
35
NE
40
NE
40
NNE
40
NNE
35
NE
35
NNE
40
NNE
35
N
30
N
30
N
25
N
25
N
30
N
30
N
25
NNE
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-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



11:00AM
3.39



11:20PM
3.28



11:34AM
3.45



11:54PM
3.31


Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:53AM
0.60



5:12PM
0.66



5:28AM
0.57



5:47PM
0.64



6:03AM
0.56

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.
 TueWednesday 17Thursday 18Fri
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
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partially cloudy
cloudy
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partially cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
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thunderstorm
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
211818181921221919191920202121212020
Sunrise
-6:16-------6:18-------6:18
Sunset
-----8:50-------8:49----

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