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The Box ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

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The Box Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 02 Sep 2015 NZST

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

Today's The Box sea temperature is 14.6 °C (Statistics for 02 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 14.9 max: 16.3 min: 13.8 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1616910101010107107899121212121212191817
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)669565200227382013105578841519355647310581237150740663204240817021189869828835753
Wind
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30 NW30
35 NW35
50 WSW50
40 WSW40
40 WSW40
15 WSW15
20 N20
35 NNE35
0 SW0
20 WSW20
45 SSW45
35 SW35
35 WSW35
45 SW45
45 SSW45
30 SSE30
25 S25
10 SE10
5 S5
15 SW15
5 ESE5
15 N15
25 NNW25
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:53AM
3.81

12:13AM
3.80

12:41PM
3.63
1:03AM
3.55

1:34PM
3.40
1:58AM
3.27

2:33PM
3.16

3:04AM
3.03
3:45PM
2.98

4:18AM
2.89
5:04PM
2.93

5:32AM
2.86

6:14PM
2.99
6:36AM
2.93

Low Tide
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6:06PM
0.14
6:33AM
0.22

6:57PM
0.38
7:23AM
0.47

7:51PM
0.65
8:16AM
0.74

8:51PM
0.91
9:17AM
0.98

10:00PM
1.08
10:32AM
1.11

11:17PM
1.13
11:51AM
1.10

12:27AM
1.05


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

Offshore winds at The Box blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
14131111111112131314111010887891110101112
Sunrise
6:46--6:45--6:43--6:41--6:41--6:39--6:37--6:37-
Sunset
-18:07--18:08--18:09--18:10--18:10--18:12--18:13--18:14
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 52mm), heaviest during Fri night. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Wed morning, min 12°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Wed night, calm by Fri night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Wed afternoon, min 9°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Sun night, calm by Tue night).

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Information about the The Box Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for The Box provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at The Box can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our The Box 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 (The Box) 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 The Box 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 Northland? If you are looking for accommodation near The Box, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Northland, consider staying in Houhora which is 45 km (28 miles) away.