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Ruby Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 1.8
Difficulty Level: 1.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ruby Bay Surf Photo: 'Ruby Bay Glassy Waves' by Rob Davies

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Open ocean wave model on 19 July at 9 am

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Ruby Bay around the time the photo was taken

Ruby  Bay Glassy Waves, Ruby Bay
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 9:20 am 19 Jul 2015

Ruby Bay Glassy Waves

New Zealand | Ruby Bay

Average rating: 3.3
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Lovely waves at the smallest of the Nelson breaks. Mostly knee-to waist high so we left it to the SUP riders and longboarders and headed to Rabbit Island for high tide where it was a bit bigger and a bit steeper. Of course the main swell was all along the distant coastline.