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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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WNW
Glassy
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Bell Block Reef Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Saturday 27 May 2017 NZST

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 15.2 °C (Statistics for 27 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 16.8 min: 14.3 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)71091918161514141479101091211161515151514
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Wave
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Energy(?)1712062545896708341110742487294308128523801382107092156137770212251001911886
Wind
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20 NE20
5 NW5
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
15 SSE15
10 SW10
5 ESE5
25 N25
35 NNW35
35 W35
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5 SW5
20 W20
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High Tide
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10:33AM
3.38

11:00PM
3.47
11:22AM
3.29

11:49PM
3.39

12:14PM
3.15
12:41AM
3.25

1:08PM
2.98
1:36AM
3.08

2:06PM
2.79
2:35AM
2.90

3:09PM
2.64

3:37AM
2.75




Low Tide
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4:44PM
-0.18

5:14AM
-0.08
5:34PM
-0.09

6:05AM
0.02

6:24PM
0.06
6:59AM
0.17

7:18PM
0.25
7:55AM
0.34

8:15PM
0.44
8:56AM
0.50

9:18PM
0.60
9:59AM
0.60




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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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
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sat morning, min 12°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Sat afternoon, min 12°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Tue night, calm by Fri 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.