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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 (calm at Surrey Hill Oakura wx 4 km from Back Beach). 1.3m 13 s period swell from WSW with an additional 0.5m 18 s period swell from WSW
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Actual: 34 min ago

Calm
2.9 km/h
ENE
Clean
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Back Beach Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 11 Dec 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 17.5 °C (Statistics for 11 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 16.4 max: 18.3 min: 14.6 °C)

Tuesday 11Wednesday 12Thursday 13
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
Rating
(10 max)
3
3
3
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
3
2
2
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
Period(s) (?)131313131316161515141414141313131313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)421402307302249284344661619594501480421408402225225269
Wind
(km/h)
10
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
15
N
10
NW
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
5
SW
5
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NW
0
E
5
E
10
E
10
E
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffoffoff
Tide State(?)
ebblowflowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)




1:03PM
3.33



1:25AM
3.10



1:42PM
3.22



2:08AM
2.98

Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:58AM
0.65




7:22PM
0.78



7:36AM
0.76



8:04PM
0.87



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.
 Tuesday 11Wednesday 12Thursday 13
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
171717181919171716161719191816161514
Sunrise
-5:50-------5:50-------5:50
Sunset
-----8:43-------8:43----

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