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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 pm Thursday 28 May 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 15.6 °C (Statistics for 28 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.7 max: 16.8 min: 14.6 °C)

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Period(s) (?)171615142220181717161514141515151412121112117
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Wave
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Energy(?)31327342831634553083022652139141111821257107518571877143213222017169715121174256628
Wind
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15 SE15
5 NE5
10 N10
20 N20
35 NE35
40 N40
50 N50
40 N40
35 N35
45 NNE45
40 NE40
35 NNE35
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35 WNW35
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15 E15
40 SSE40
5 SE5
30 W30
15 NW15
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High Tide
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6:19AM
2.55

6:51PM
2.57
7:07AM
2.64

7:36PM
2.71
7:52AM
2.75

8:19PM
2.84
8:34AM
2.86

9:00PM
2.97
9:15AM
2.95

9:40PM
3.07
9:55AM
3.01

10:20PM
3.14
10:38AM
3.04



Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:07AM
0.83

12:35PM
0.67
12:59AM
0.73

1:22PM
0.55
1:45AM
0.61

2:05PM
0.43
2:28AM
0.48

2:45PM
0.31

3:09AM
0.37
3:26PM
0.22

3:49AM
0.28
4:06PM
0.16

4:31AM
0.22



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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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
--17:09--17:09--17:08--17:08--17:08--17:07--17:07--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 46mm), heaviest during Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Sun afternoon, min 10°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Fri morning, strong winds from the N by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 124mm), heaviest during Mon night. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Mon night, min 10°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNE on Mon night, light winds from the SE by Wed 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.