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Robin Hood Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.7

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Robin Hood Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Tuesday 20 Feb 2018 NZDT

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

Today's Robin Hood Bay sea temperature is 17.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.6 min: 15.9 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.2
S
1.2
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.2
SE
0.9
SSW
1.4
SSW
2.3
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3
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2.5
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2.1
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1.6
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1.4
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1.3
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1.5
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1.6
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1.5
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1.2
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0.9
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0.8
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0.7
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0.5
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0.5
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Period(s) (?)3679991112111110101012121414131211111212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)19137921613134012122036151210295303543146357239285614132171541168078
Wind
(km/h)
5
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
35
NNW
25
NW
25
NW
10
SE
15
SSE
15
SSE
5
WSW
10
NNW
15
NNE
10
SSE
10
SE
10
ESE
10
NW
20
NNW
25
NNW
15
NW
20
NW
25
NNW
15
NW
15
NNW
Wind State(?)glassoncross-
on
offoffoffoncross-
on
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off
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offoffoffoffoffoffoffoff
High Tide
/ height (m)
10:10PM
1.54
10:27AM
1.59

10:57PM
1.56
11:18AM
1.58

11:45PM
1.58
12:11PM
1.58

12:35AM
1.61

1:04PM
1.59
1:28AM
1.64

1:58PM
1.61
2:23AM
1.68







Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:10AM
0.37
4:41PM
0.37

4:57AM
0.38
5:28PM
0.37

5:48AM
0.39
6:20PM
0.37

6:43AM
0.39

7:15PM
0.36
7:42AM
0.38

8:10PM
0.32
8:42AM
0.35






Note: the tide data above is for Port Underwood, New Zealand which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Robin Hood Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Robin Hood Bay blow from the NW.
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heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
rain showers
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rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
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Summary
heavy rainheavy rainheavy rainrain shwrsclearclearrain shwrslight rainsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
36414414--132---------------
High °C
2018182121211414171420211719201821221821211918
Low °C
1718171820191212161317201518201618201518201818
Chill °C (?)
2017182121211313161420211719201821221821211918
Sunrise
-6:52--6:54--6:54--6:56--6:58--6:58--7:00---
Sunset
--8:20--8:19--8:16--8:15--8:14--8:13--8:10--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 150mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Tue night, min 12°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, strong winds from the NNW by Tue night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sun afternoon, min 15°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Robin Hood Bay Surf forecast

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

Robin Hood Bay is 18 km (11 miles) from the city of Blenheim. If you plan a holiday in Kaikoura and Marlborough, look for hotels and other accommodation in Blenheim. Blenheim has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.