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Chalet break, Wainui Bay Chalet photo

Wainui Bay Chalet

Photo credit: Michelle

Chalets break, Wainui Bay Chalet photo

Wainui Bay Chalet

Photo credit: Michelle

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 14:09 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
ESE 10
E 5
Wind State glass cross-

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Wainui Bay Chalet in Gisborne and Mahia is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Poor surf in light onshore winds Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gisborne, New Zealand, 6 km from Wainui Bay Chalet.

IS AT (local time)

Wainui Bay Chalet Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wildish Street Gisborne wx, 3 km from Wainui Bay Chalet.

wind obs. (11.9 kph from 290 degs) was rejected

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
21.3 °C

Current weather near Wainui Bay Chalet

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 105 miles from Wainui Bay Chalet.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.87
Dominant period (s) 11.8 11.1 11.8 11.8

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Overall Wainui Bay Chalet Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Wainui Bay Chalet Location Maps

Wainui Bay Chalet Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Wainui Bay Chalet:

  • Closest ski area
    139 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    142 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    145 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    219 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    354 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Wainui Bay Chalet:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    83 mi
  • Third closest city location
    94 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    106 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    125 mi
Wainui Bay Chalet break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wainui Bay Chalet, Gisborne and Mahia. Use the tab navigation above to view Wainui Bay Chalet sea temperature, Wainui Bay Chalet photographs, Wainui Bay Chalet detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wainui Bay Chalet webcams, current wind from Gisborne and Mahia live weather stations and Wainui Bay Chalet tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Wainui Bay Chalet.