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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: 'West of Nelson' by Rob Davies

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7 s cross 8 s 7 s

Open ocean wave model on 8 May at 12 pm

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

West of Nelson, Ruby Bay
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 12:47 pm 8 May 2011

West of Nelson

New Zealand | Ruby Bay

Average rating: 3.0
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Ruby Bay on a 2m 8 sec period north swell generated by just one night of 50km/h winds west of Auckland. A bit ragged but it was possible to get rides a few hundred metres long. The odd set was a overhead. Always smaller here than at the boulder bank and exposed breaks further east.