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Cray Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cray Bay (light winds from the NNE at Otane 32 km from Cray Bay). 0.6m 10 s period swell from SSW with 0.5m 2 s period wind swell from N
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32 km away, 49 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NNE
17.5
16.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Cray Bay Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 22 May 2018 NZST

Cray Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Cray Bay sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 16.6 min: 14.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.8
NE
0.4
NE
0.7
SW
0.8
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0.8
SSW
0.5
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1.3
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3
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2.4
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2.2
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Period(s) (?)101097649101211101081111913141414131212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)353116521416101139764222328574239389528632390891171411584338717491369
Wind
(km/h)
10
N
25
N
35
N
20
W
20
WSW
25
SW
20
WNW
20
NW
35
WNW
20
WNW
20
W
20
WSW
45
SW
30
SW
35
W
25
SSW
25
SSW
25
SW
30
SW
30
SW
20
WSW
10
W
5
WNW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:15AM
1.54

11:42PM
1.64

12:13PM
1.51
12:38AM
1.60

1:10PM
1.49
1:35AM
1.55

2:07PM
1.47
2:30AM
1.51

3:00PM
1.46

3:22AM
1.47
3:54PM
1.46

4:14AM
1.44
4:44PM
1.46

5:03AM
1.42

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:23PM
0.04

6:02AM
0.03

6:21PM
0.08
6:58AM
0.06

7:19PM
0.12
7:53AM
0.09

8:15PM
0.15
8:46AM
0.12

9:11PM
0.17
9:38AM
0.14

10:05PM
0.19
10:27AM
0.15

10:56PM
0.19
11:15AM
0.16

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Cray Bay blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
171816131310141615121310121314131311121210812
Low °C
131612121181115111212910121412121010128812
Chill °C (?)
16171411117121513101189111111118997612
Sunrise
7:15--7:16--7:16--7:18--7:18--7:18--7:20--7:20-
Sunset
-5:00--5:00--4:59--4:59--4:58--4:58--4:57--4:57
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Tue afternoon, min 8°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Tue morning, fresh winds from the N by Tue night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Sat night, min 8°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Sat morning, light winds from the WNW by Tue afternoon).

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Information about the Cray Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Cray Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Cray Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Cray Bay 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 (Cray Bay) 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 Cray Bay 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.

Cray Bay is 26 km (16 miles) from the city of Hastings. If you plan a holiday in Hawkes Bay, look for hotels and other accommodation in Hastings. Hastings has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.