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Schnappers Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Schnappers Point (calm at Parautane Way Todds Valley wx 5 km from Schnappers Point). no significant swell
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Schnappers Point Surf Forecast / Nelson – Tasman Bay / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Thursday 23 Nov 2017 NZDT

Schnappers Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Schnappers Point sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 23 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 14.3 max: 15.4 min: 12.9 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.1
N
0.1
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0.3
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0.1
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0.1
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0.1
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0.7
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0.1
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0.1
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1.1
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1
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Period(s) (?)12112171817544--22726521817466
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)32111121127100000111111311378064
Wind
(km/h)
5
SSE
5
N
15
N
5
SSE
5
N
15
N
5
SE
5
NE
10
NNE
10
SE
5
ESE
15
N
5
S
5
N
15
N
5
SSE
5
N
15
N
5
SSE
10
NNW
20
N
10
SW
10
SW
Wind State(?)offcross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
offcross-
on
cross-
on
offglasscross-
on
glasscross-
on
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glasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:06AM
3.02

1:25PM
3.09
1:43AM
2.89

2:04PM
2.96
2:26AM
2.75

2:49PM
2.83
3:16AM
2.63

3:42PM
2.71

4:15AM
2.55
4:43PM
2.66

5:24AM
2.55
5:51PM
2.68

6:33AM
2.64
6:57PM
2.79


Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:12AM
0.42

7:37PM
0.49
7:51AM
0.55

8:19PM
0.62
8:33AM
0.70

9:06PM
0.74
9:24AM
0.83

10:02PM
0.83
10:25AM
0.91

11:07PM
0.84
11:34AM
0.92

12:15AM
0.77
12:43PM
0.82

1:17AM
0.61

Note: the tide data above is for Cable Bay which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Schnappers Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Schnappers Point blow from the SSE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
1518181519191516181317191518201519191518221414
Chill °C (?)
1520191720211717191620201720211720201721221914
Sunrise
-5:52--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:48--5:48---
Sunset
--8:32--8:35--8:36--8:37--8:37--8:38--8:39--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Fri afternoon, min 13°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Schnappers Point Surf forecast

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

Are you planning a holiday in Nelson - Tasman Bay? If you are looking for accommodation near Schnappers Point, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Nelson - Tasman Bay, consider staying in Nelson which is 14 km (9 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Blenheim which is 62 km (39 miles) away