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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 (moderate winds from the SSE at Port Taranaki 6 km from Back Beach). 2.7m 15 s period swell from WSW
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Actual: 42 min ago

Moderate
21.5 km/h
SSE
Cross-Off
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Back Beach Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Tuesday 18 Sep 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 14.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.5 max: 14.7 min: 12.3 °C)

TueWednesday 19Thursday 20Fri
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
Rating
(10 max)
4
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
5
5
5
4
3
4
4
5
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1
W
1.2
W
1.5
W
1.6
W
1.8
WSW
1.8
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2
WSW
Period(s) (?)151515141414141421202020191918181818
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)2237192514961240982811799710907122018321976243223563288288427892490
Wind
(km/h)
20
SSE
15
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
10
SE
10
ESE
5
SSE
5
SSE
0
S
10
W
15
WSW
15
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



5:08AM
2.58



5:47PM
2.67




6:17AM
2.63



6:49PM
2.78

Low Tide
/ height (m)

10:52PM
1.24



11:23AM
1.18




12:10AM
1.18



12:36PM
1.08



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 19Thursday 20Fri
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
121313131519201816151414161818151313
Chill °C (?)
101212121519201816151414161818141213
Sunrise
----6:18-------6:16-----
Sunset
-------6:16-------6:17--

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