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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 Continuing clean conditions at Sponge bay (light winds from the NW at Gisborne-West 8 km from Sponge bay). 0.5m 10 s period swell from ESE with 0.7m 3 s period wind swell from W
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Light
6 km/h
NW
Clean
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Sponge bay Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Friday 17 Aug 2018 NZST

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 13.3 °C (Statistics for 17 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.1 max: 14.8 min: 13.5 °C)

FriSaturday 18Sunday 19Mon
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
ESE
1.2
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.6
SSW
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
Period(s) (?)10101010109566677777788
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)68484747462964141176190176254134121124109111130
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
15
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
15
SW
25
SW
20
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
W
10
W
0
NE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NW
10
NW
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

10:58PM
2.11



11:24AM
2.03



11:46PM
2.04




12:14PM
1.97



Low Tide
/ height (m)



5:15AM
0.50



5:34PM
0.56




6:04AM
0.54



6:24PM
0.63

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.
 FriSaturday 18Sunday 19Mon
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
------1311--------
Temp. °C
121110111214121010986712141198
Chill °C (?)
1098910131078653512131076
Sunrise
----6:50-------6:48-----
Sunset
------5:32-------5:34---

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