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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

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Bell Block Reef Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Monday 27 Apr 2015 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 18.8 °C (Statistics for 27 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.5 min: 16.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1010101012111010101112131313131313191716151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)36804343347514602904192516261699262240903405205610778126155364516941221981600425328
Wind
(km/h)
60 NNE60
50 NNW50
50 NW50
35 WSW35
40 WSW40
30 WSW30
35 WSW35
45 W45
50 WSW50
50 SW50
25 SE25
25 ESE25
10 E10
15 WNW15
20 WNW20
15 W15
15 W15
15 WNW15
10 NNW10
15 WNW15
20 SE20
25 NE25
25 N25
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

4:51PM
2.33

5:19AM
2.45
5:54PM
2.39

6:17AM
2.52

6:48PM
2.50
7:08AM
2.62

7:34PM
2.64
7:50AM
2.74

8:15PM
2.79
8:29AM
2.86

8:52PM
2.92
9:06AM
2.95

9:28PM
3.01
9:42AM
3.01

Low Tide
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10:36AM
0.88

11:01PM
0.91
11:41AM
0.84

12:04AM
0.86

12:36PM
0.74
12:56AM
0.75

1:23PM
0.61
1:41AM
0.62

2:03PM
0.47
2:21AM
0.50

2:41PM
0.35
2:59AM
0.39

3:16PM
0.26

3:36AM
0.31

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
1919181615141516161614111314151615141516141516
Low °C
1818161514141415161413101114151514141416131316
Chill °C (?)
171816141312131414141281213141514131415131315
Sunrise
7:01--7:01--7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--7:07--7:07-
Sunset
-17:38--17:37--17:37--17:36--17:35--17:32--17:31--17:30
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 68mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Mon morning, min 10°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (gales from the N on Mon morning, moderate winds from the SE by Thu afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Sat morning, min 10°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.