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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

Overall: 3.3

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Bell Block Reef Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Sunday 14 Feb 2016 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 22.7 °C (Statistics for 14 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.4 max: 21.1 min: 17.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)12131313131816151481391515141012121110111515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)25136829023416410928856650167531231841857222819422091258414377837035817021102
Wind
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10 NNE10
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25 NE25
15 NNW15
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High Tide
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2:57PM
3.05
3:28AM
2.89

3:55PM
2.83

4:33AM
2.72
5:03PM
2.64

5:47AM
2.62
6:19PM
2.55

7:02AM
2.63

7:33PM
2.58
8:09AM
2.73

8:34PM
2.68
9:04AM
2.86

9:26PM
2.81
9:50AM
2.99

Low Tide
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9:13PM
0.28
9:41AM
0.46

10:14PM
0.48
10:48AM
0.64

11:23PM
0.62
12:05PM
0.73

12:39AM
0.66

1:20PM
0.70
1:48AM
0.60

2:26PM
0.60
2:47AM
0.49

3:18PM
0.46
3:36AM
0.36


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
rain shwrsclearclearclearclearrain shwrsclearclearrain shwrslight rainheavy rainrain shwrssome cloudsclearrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:48--6:50--6:50--6:52--6:52--6:54--6:54--6:56-
Sunset
-8:24--8:23--8:22--8:21--8:20--8:19--8:16--8:15
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 138mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Mon afternoon, min 18°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Sun night, near gales from the NNW by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sun afternoon, min 18°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NW on Thu night, light winds from the SSE by Sun morning).

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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.

New for December 2015: Use the [+][-] and arrow controls in the forecast maps to zoom right into your local area. (Dans le site de fr bientôt.) En el sitio web es pronto. (No site do pt breve.)