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Delaware Bay Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Delaware Bay Point (calm at Atawhai- Nelson 14 km from Delaware Bay Point). 2.4m 6 s period wind swell from NW
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Actual: 36 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
WNW
Clean
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Delaware Bay Point Surf Forecast / Nelson – Tasman Bay / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Thursday 24 May 2018 NZST

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

Today's Delaware Bay Point sea temperature is 15.6 °C (Statistics for 24 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.3 max: 15.3 min: 12.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
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1.9
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0.8
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0.9
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0.6
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0.4
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Period(s) (?)16--917181716-15-87715-619181751716
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)11640056735056417391080238790114121211111
Wind
(km/h)
20
NW
35
W
15
W
10
W
5
SSE
15
SSW
10
SSW
25
WSW
15
W
15
W
15
S
20
SW
10
S
5
NNE
10
SSE
5
S
10
N
10
SSW
10
SSE
5
NNE
0
S
10
SSE
0
E
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoffoffcross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:46PM
2.76

6:12AM
2.88

6:49PM
2.85
7:11AM
2.95

7:43PM
2.98
8:02AM
3.03

8:29PM
3.10
8:47AM
3.11

9:11PM
3.20
9:28AM
3.16

9:49PM
3.26
10:06AM
3.18

10:26PM
3.28
10:43AM
3.16

Low Tide
/ height (m)
11:28AM
0.63

11:56PM
0.72

12:33PM
0.56
1:00AM
0.63

1:28PM
0.47
1:53AM
0.52

2:16PM
0.37
2:39AM
0.41

2:58PM
0.29

3:21AM
0.33
3:37PM
0.25

4:00AM
0.28
4:14PM
0.23

4:37AM
0.27

Note: the tide data above is for Cable Bay which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Delaware Bay Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Delaware Bay Point blow from the SSW.
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moderate rain
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
15141110118101312121179107101191313101012
Low °C
111298107712121195586798911101012
Chill °C (?)
13118911691111109499510107131310912
Sunrise
7:35--7:35--7:37--7:37--7:37--7:39--7:39--7:41-
Sunset
-5:09--5:08--5:08--5:07--5:07--5:07--5:06--5:06
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Thu night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Thu morning, min 6°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Thu afternoon, calm by Fri afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Wed morning, min 5°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Delaware Bay Point Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Delaware Bay Point provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Delaware Bay Point can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Delaware Bay Point 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 (Delaware Bay Point) 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 Delaware Bay Point 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 Nelson - Tasman Bay? If you are looking for accommodation near Delaware Bay Point, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Nelson - Tasman Bay, consider staying in Nelson which is 20 km (12 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Blenheim which is 58 km (36 miles) away