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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 5 am Saturday 05 Sep 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 13.9 °C (Statistics for 05 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.4 max: 14.2 min: 12.1 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)677891112121212121217169981199101114
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)74191352891150727952191190911411096847446172155216610325556511259157512457731748
Wind
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20 SW20
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35 SW35
45 WSW45
25 SW25
10 SE10
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10 ENE10
30 WSW30
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15 W15
35 NNW35
40 N40
60 NNW60
20 NNW20
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25 SE25
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High Tide
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2:42PM
2.79

3:11AM
2.65
3:49PM
2.62

4:23AM
2.49
5:05PM
2.55

5:38AM
2.46

6:16PM
2.58
6:45AM
2.52

7:14PM
2.68
7:39AM
2.63

8:01PM
2.80
8:22AM
2.76

8:41PM
2.92
9:00AM
2.88

Low Tide
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8:57PM
0.59
9:28AM
0.62

10:08PM
0.75
10:42AM
0.74

11:25PM
0.80
11:54AM
0.75

12:34AM
0.75

12:57PM
0.67
1:30AM
0.63

1:48PM
0.56
2:15AM
0.51

2:30PM
0.44
2:53AM
0.38


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
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:41--6:39--6:37--6:35--6:35--6:33--6:31--6:30-
Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Sat morning, min 8°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Sun afternoon, light winds from the SW by Mon morning).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 75mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Wed night, min 7°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNW on Wed night, light winds from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

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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.