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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 Continuing clean conditions at Ocean Beach (Whangarei) (light winds from the NW at Burswood 12 km from Ocean Beach (Whangarei)). 1.8m 4 s period wind swell from WNW
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Light
6 km/h
NW
Clean
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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 NZST

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 15.4 °C (Statistics for 21 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.8 max: 16.0 min: 13.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
N
0.5
NNW
0.4
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0.4
NE
1.2
NNW
0.1
NE
0.8
NNW
0.6
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0.5
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0.2
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0.1
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0.2
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0.2
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0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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Period(s) (?)889981088777812981319181716151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)603322211704814028184333337252243383735
Wind
(km/h)
30
W
30
W
30
NW
30
WNW
25
NW
35
WNW
25
W
15
WNW
25
SW
25
SW
20
WSW
20
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25
SW
15
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10
SSW
15
SSW
5
SW
5
SSW
10
ESE
5
SSW
10
ENE
15
NNE
20
NE
Wind State(?)offoffcross-
off
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off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
3:46PM
2.36

3:57AM
2.30
4:43PM
2.35

4:54AM
2.28
5:35PM
2.37

5:47AM
2.28

6:23PM
2.40
6:34AM
2.31

7:07PM
2.43
7:17AM
2.35

7:47PM
2.47
7:57AM
2.39

8:25PM
2.51
8:37AM
2.43

9:02PM
2.54
Low Tide
/ height (m)

9:49PM
0.99
10:16AM
0.89

10:46PM
0.99
11:12AM
0.88

11:38PM
0.96

12:03PM
0.83
12:26AM
0.91

12:49PM
0.77
1:09AM
0.84

1:29PM
0.72
1:50AM
0.77

2:06PM
0.67
2:29AM
0.71

2:42PM
0.64

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)
5-122--7---------------
High °C
1212151415151511141412141413141412131513151515
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
9913121313139121210121211131311131513141414
Sunrise
--6:54--6:54--6:52--6:50--6:50--6:48--6:47--
Sunset
5:52--5:53--5:54--5:55--5:55--5:57--5:58--5:59-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Tue afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Wed morning, min 10°C on Thu night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Mon afternoon, min 11°C on Sun 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.