Bell Block Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.3

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Bell Block Reef Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 26 Oct 2014 NZDT

Bell Block Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Bell Block Reef sea temperature is 15.4 °C (Statistics for 26 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.3 max: 15.4 min: 13.1 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Surfscale
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Energy (?) 530 347 153 595 617 888 482 338 682 847 898 3976 10654 13023 10165 7430 2852 3811 2486 5046 3178 1822 1402
Wind
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25 W25
30 W30
25 NW25
35 NW35
35 NNW35
15 SSE15
15 NE15
30 N30
30 W30
30 WNW30
40 NW40
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High Tide
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11:53AM
3.16

12:10AM
3.08
12:33PM
3.12

12:51AM
2.99

1:16PM
3.04
1:37AM
2.88

2:05PM
2.93
2:31AM
2.74

3:02PM
2.81
3:34AM
2.63

4:09PM
2.74

4:46AM
2.59
5:21PM
2.74

6:02AM
2.64

Low Tide
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6:03PM
0.19

6:19AM
0.15
6:43PM
0.25

7:01AM
0.24

7:29PM
0.35
7:49AM
0.36

8:21PM
0.46
8:43AM
0.49

9:22PM
0.56
9:47AM
0.60

10:31PM
0.61
11:00AM
0.64

11:46PM
0.56
12:13PM
0.58

Note: the tide data above is for New Plymouth which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bell Block Reef. New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Bell Block Reef blow from the SE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
13 14 13 15 15 9 14 16 14 15 14 12 13 13 13 15 15 13 15 15 13 16 16
Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:22 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 - - 6:18 - - 6:16 - - 6:16 - - 6:15 - - 6:13 -
Sunset
- 19:52 - - 19:53 - - 19:54 - - 19:55 - - 19:57 - - 19:58 - - 19:59 - - 20:00
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 43mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Tue morning, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Mon night, strong winds from the WNW by Wed night). Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sun morning, min 12°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Wed night, light winds from the W by Sat night).

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Information about the Bell Block Reef Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bell Block Reef provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Bell Block Reef can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bell Block Reef surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Bell Block Reef) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Bell Block Reef may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Taranaki? If you are looking for accommodation near Bell Block Reef, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Taranaki, consider staying in New Plymouth which is 6 km (4 miles) away.

 

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