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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 Wind reports 4 km away suggest it is still onshore at Back Beach (moderate winds from the W at Herekawe Valley New Plymouth wx). 1.9m 14 s period wind swell from WSW
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Actual: 31 min ago

Moderate
20.9 km/h
W
Onshore
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Back Beach Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Thursday 17 Jan 2019 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 19.8 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 20.7 min: 16.3 °C)

Thursday 17Friday 18Saturday 19
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
2
0
0
0
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
2
3
3
3
3
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.6
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1.2
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
Period(s) (?)151414141414141313131313131313131212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)911886630969402384379313368357341335335330330454273237
Wind
(km/h)
10
WSW
20
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
20
SW
20
SW
20
WSW
20
SW
15
WSW
15
W
20
W
15
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
WNW
10
NW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)
7:01AM
2.83



7:16PM
2.92



8:08AM
3.01



8:23PM
3.07



9:04AM
3.24

Low Tide
/ height (m)


1:14PM
1.01



1:45AM
0.83



2:21PM
0.84



2:47AM
0.65



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.
 Thursday 17Friday 18Saturday 19
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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