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Wainui Beach - Whales Surf Photo: 'Short period easterly swell' by Rob Davies

3 hours
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1.6
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20
NNE
NNE

1.5
E
0.3
S
11 s cross-
off
11 s 9 s

Open ocean wave model on 28 March at 9 am

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Wainui Beach - Whales around the time the photo was taken

Short period easterly swell, Wainui Beach - Whales
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 9:55 am 28 Mar 2015

Short period easterly swell

New Zealand | Wainui Beach - Whales

Average rating: 3.2
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Nothing special compared to cyclone Pam swell a week ago but this little easterly swell slowly built to overhead and stuck around for 5 days peaking with some head-high sets this day. It was significantly bigger up the coast but tended to be more wind-affected from Tolaga Bay north.