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Taits Beach (Waikari River) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Taits Beach (Waikari River) Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Wednesday 21 Feb 2018 NZDT

Taits Beach (Waikari River) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Taits Beach (Waikari River) sea temperature is 20.4 °C (Statistics for 21 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.1 max: 21.0 min: 17.7 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.3
E
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.4
SSE

-
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.4
E
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.3
E
1.2
NNE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.6
ENE
0.3
SSE
0.6
NE
0.4
ENE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.5
SSE
Period(s) (?)99812-1110101012121696111151358131212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)151514450156141100281451408014113252419311623555982
Wind
(km/h)
20
NW
15
NW
15
NW
20
S
10
SW
5
WSW
10
ESE
5
WNW
0
SW
15
ESE
10
WNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
WNW
10
NW
Wind State(?)offoffoffcross-
on
cross-
off
glassonglassglasscross-
on
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoff
High Tide
/ height (m)

10:58PM
1.48
11:21AM
1.52

11:47PM
1.51
12:09PM
1.53

12:37AM
1.54

1:02PM
1.53
1:30AM
1.57

1:57PM
1.54
2:28AM
1.61

2:54PM
1.55
3:26AM
1.64

3:54PM
1.58

4:25AM
1.68
4:53PM
1.60

Low Tide
/ height (m)


5:08AM
0.18
5:34PM
0.16

5:58AM
0.17
6:23PM
0.14

6:50AM
0.15

7:15PM
0.12
7:45AM
0.14

8:10PM
0.09
8:44AM
0.11

9:08PM
0.07
9:43AM
0.08

10:06PM
0.04
10:43AM
0.05

11:05PM
0.01

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Taits Beach (Waikari River) blow from the NW.
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clear
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rain showers
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Summary
clearclearclearrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearlight rainsome cloudsclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
---33------------2-----
High °C
2520231716202117222118272921262822232620232418
Low °C
2417201613161913192016222717212720202418202216
Chill °C (?)
2520231616202117222118272921262822232620232418
Sunrise
--6:46--6:47--6:48--6:50--6:50--6:52--6:52--
Sunset
8:04--8:01--8:00--8:00--7:58--7:57--7:54--7:53-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Wed afternoon, min 13°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Sun afternoon, min 16°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Taits Beach (Waikari River) Surf forecast

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

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Taits Beach (Waikari River) is 38 km (24 miles) from the city of Napier. If you plan a holiday in Hawkes Bay, look for hotels and other accommodation in Napier. Napier has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.