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Sponge bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gisborne and Mahia

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (calm at Gisborne Airport 9 km from Sponge bay). 1.9m 10 s period swell from S with an additional 1.2m 13 s period swell from S
    Sponge bay
  2. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-shore wind 9 km from Wainui Beach - Stockroute has fallen light (calm at Gisborne Airport). Waves should be turning clean at Wainui Beach - Stockroute. 1.9m 10 s period swell from S with an additional 1.2m 13 s period swell from S
    Wainui Beach - Stockroute
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Calm
4 km/h
W
Clean
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Sponge bay Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Friday 19 Oct 2018 NZDT

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

Today's Sponge bay sea temperature is 14.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.8 max: 16.3 min: 13.8 °C)

Friday 19Saturday 20Sunday 21
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
2
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
3
4
4
4
3
3
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
2.4
S
2.4
S
2.3
S
2.2
S
2
S
1.9
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
Period(s) (?)101016151515151514141413131313131314
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)51443411352720258123202168172214921147946796760726723700555453
Wind
(km/h)
5
SW
10
ESE
15
ENE
15
NE
10
NNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
ENE
15
ENE
10
E
5
NNE
5
NW
5
WNW
10
W
5
S
15
SE
Wind State(?)glasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
crossglassglasscross-
off
crossoncross-
on
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


2:31PM
1.79



3:00AM
1.73



3:24PM
1.79



3:59AM
1.75



Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:22AM
0.78



8:59PM
0.73



9:15AM
0.79



9:52PM
0.71




10:10AM
0.76

Note: the tide data above is for Gisborne, New Zealand which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Sponge bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Sponge bay blow from the N.
 Friday 19Saturday 20Sunday 21
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
------------------
Temp. °C
131717161515141419242219171514121618
Chill °C (?)
131717151414141419242219171514111618
Sunrise
-------6:13-------6:13--
Sunset
---7:29-------7:30------

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