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Goat Island Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 1.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 1.9

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Goat Island Reef (calm at Red Beach 39 km from Goat Island Reef). no significant swell
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39 km away, 36 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
SW
18.4
20.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Goat Island Reef Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 25 Apr 2019 NZST

Goat Island Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Goat Island Reef sea temperature is 20.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.5 max: 19.6 min: 17.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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Period(s) (?)99991010910104994410910101011111111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3989443910138811274344920121111
Wind
(km/h)
20
SW
25
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25
SW
20
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10
WSW
10
NW
15
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25
NNW
15
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10
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0
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:39AM
2.07

12:09AM
2.14

12:28PM
1.96
1:00AM
2.04

1:20PM
1.87
1:52AM
1.97

2:15PM
1.81
2:46AM
1.92

3:12PM
1.80

3:40AM
1.92
4:08PM
1.82

4:32AM
1.94
5:00PM
1.87

5:20AM
1.99

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:50PM
0.29

6:23AM
0.43

6:39PM
0.40
7:15AM
0.52

7:31PM
0.49
8:09AM
0.57

8:25PM
0.55
9:05AM
0.59

9:21PM
0.58
9:59AM
0.57

10:15PM
0.57
10:50AM
0.52

11:06PM
0.53


Note: the tide data above is for Daniels Reef which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Goat Island Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Goat Island Reef blow from the S.
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1917161617161819181618151717151516171515161718
Sunrise
6:52--6:54--6:54--6:56--6:56--6:58--6:58--6:58-
Sunset
-5:43--5:42--5:39--5:38--5:37--5:37--5:36--5:35
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Sun morning. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Thu morning, min 15°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Mon morning, min 15°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Mon afternoon, calm by Thu morning).

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Information about the Goat Island Reef Surf forecast

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

Goat Island Reef is 59 km (37 miles) from the city of Northshore. If you plan a holiday in Northland, look for hotels and other accommodation in Northshore. Northshore has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.