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Napier - The Gap ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Napier - The Gap (fresh winds from the SW at Napier Airport 2 km from Napier - The Gap). no significant swell
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Moderate
33 km/h
SW
Offshore
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Napier - The Gap Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Friday 19 Oct 2018 NZDT

Napier - The Gap surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Napier - The Gap sea temperature is 13.6 °C (Statistics for 19 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 15.8 min: 13.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
SSE
1
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
E
0.3
ENE
0.5
SSE
0.3
E
0.1
E
0.5
S
0.2
E
0.5
SSE
0.1
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.2
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0.1
SE
0.3
ESE
0.3
SE
0.6
NNW
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.6
SSE
Period(s) (?)16161233112311210102331241039121110
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)000520100002121631573550
Wind
(km/h)
15
E
5
WNW
0
N
15
ESE
10
WSW
5
NE
15
E
5
W
5
ESE
15
E
5
WNW
5
E
15
E
5
WSW
0
WNW
10
ESE
10
NW
15
NW
25
NW
15
W
10
SSE
10
SE
5
WNW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
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glasscross-
on
glassglasscross-
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glasscross-
on
cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:41AM
1.41

3:07PM
1.46
3:30AM
1.39

3:53PM
1.45

4:18AM
1.41
4:39PM
1.47

5:04AM
1.45
5:26PM
1.50

5:51AM
1.51
6:14PM
1.55

6:39AM
1.58

7:02PM
1.61
7:26AM
1.65

7:50PM
1.65
Low Tide
/ height (m)

8:36PM
0.37
8:52AM
0.42

9:21PM
0.37
9:41AM
0.41

10:06PM
0.35
10:31AM
0.38

10:52PM
0.33
11:18AM
0.35

11:39PM
0.31
12:04PM
0.31

12:27AM
0.28
12:50PM
0.27

1:15AM
0.25

1:37PM
0.24

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

Offshore winds at Napier - The Gap blow from the SW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2016242116201815181714201915232318242214131210
Low °C
181420171217161316151317161318201520211112119
Chill °C (?)
2016242116201815181714201915232318242213121110
Sunrise
--6:18--6:16--6:15--6:13--6:13--6:11--6:09--
Sunset
7:35--7:36--7:37--7:37--7:38--7:39--7:42--7:43-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Sat morning, min 12°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Thu morning, min 9°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Napier - The Gap Surf forecast

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

Napier - The Gap is 11 km (7 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.