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Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 13 km from Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree has become light (light winds from the SW at Big Little House Papamoa Beach wx). Waves should be turning clean at Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree. 0.9m 10 s period swell from NE with 0.8m 4 s period wind swell from WSW
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Actual: 32 min ago

Light
6.1 km/h
SW
Clean
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Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 19 Dec 2018 NZDT

Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree sea temperature is 19.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.9 min: 16.4 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
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0.9
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1
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0.9
NE
0.8
NE
0.4
ENE
0.4
NE
0.6
NNW
0.4
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Period(s) (?)10101110101097101010578767678999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)124154228180122352940283737102259392688013423384312081652586439
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
20
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
20
W
15
WSW
5
W
20
NW
25
WSW
15
W
30
N
30
NNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
SE
20
ESE
15
ESE
30
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40
E
45
NE
20
NNE
0
WSW
10
WNW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
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off
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off
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on
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

4:30PM
1.61

5:09AM
1.59
5:22PM
1.66

6:02AM
1.68
6:15PM
1.72

6:53AM
1.78

7:07PM
1.78
7:45AM
1.88

8:00PM
1.84
8:36AM
1.96

8:53PM
1.88
9:27AM
2.01

9:46PM
1.90
10:20AM
2.04

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:20AM
0.45

10:52PM
0.30
11:14AM
0.40

11:43PM
0.22
12:08PM
0.33

12:33AM
0.14

1:02PM
0.25
1:24AM
0.06

1:55PM
0.18
2:15AM
-0.01

2:47PM
0.11
3:07AM
-0.05

3:41PM
0.06
3:59AM
-0.06


Note: the tide data above is for Motiti Island - Ernies which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree blow from the SSW.
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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
5:48--5:48--5:48--5:48--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50-
Sunset
-8:34--8:34--8:35--8:35--8:36--8:36--8:37--8:37
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 24mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 16°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri morning, fresh winds from the N by Sat afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 145mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Sun afternoon, min 15°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Tue afternoon, calm by Wed morning).

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Information about the Motiti Island - Kaiwakawaka ree Surf forecast

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

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