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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update Previously calm conditions have become cross-shore at Tauranga Bay (light winds from the W at Mahinepua Bay Kaeo wx 1 km from Tauranga Bay). 0.6m 10 s period swell from E
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Actual: 25 min ago

Moderate
17.2 km/h
W
Offshore
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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Sunday 20 Jan 2019 NZDT

Ocean Beach (Whangarei) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Ocean Beach (Whangarei) sea temperature is 21.6 °C (Statistics for 20 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 20.2 max: 21.7 min: 18.9 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
ENE
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.4
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0.4
E
0.3
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0.3
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1.9
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0.9
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Period(s) (?)10999888101011101010101099987799
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)316057382423121616181627242423142221421200145172119
Wind
(km/h)
15
WSW
10
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
15
WSW
20
SW
20
WSW
20
SSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
SW
5
NE
10
WSW
15
WNW
10
WSW
20
SSW
15
SSE
20
E
25
ENE
20
ENE
15
NE
5
NNW
5
W
Wind State(?)offoffcross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:24AM
2.66

7:39PM
2.62
8:20AM
2.78

8:37PM
2.70
9:15AM
2.88

9:34PM
2.76
10:07AM
2.95

10:29PM
2.80
10:59AM
2.97

11:23PM
2.80
11:50AM
2.95

12:15AM
2.77
12:41PM
2.88

1:07AM
2.70

Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:57AM
0.55

1:28PM
0.69
1:54AM
0.42

2:24PM
0.57
2:48AM
0.32

3:20PM
0.46
3:41AM
0.24

4:15PM
0.38

4:34AM
0.23
5:09PM
0.34

5:26AM
0.27
6:01PM
0.34

6:18AM
0.35
6:52PM
0.39


Note: the tide data above is for Marsden Point, New Zealand which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ocean Beach (Whangarei).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ocean Beach (Whangarei) blow from the W.
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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
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Sunset
--8:37--8:37--8:37--8:36--8:36--8:35--8:35--
Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Sun afternoon, min 17°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 16°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Surf forecast

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

Ocean Beach (Whangarei) is 23 km (14 miles) from the city of Whangarei. If you plan a holiday in Northland, look for hotels and other accommodation in Whangarei. Whangarei has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.