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Waipapakauri Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 11 km away suggest it is still onshore at Waipapakauri Beach (moderate winds from the W at Kaitaia). 2.5m swell from SW too big
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3 h 31 min ago

Moderate
25 km/h
W
Onshore
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Waipapakauri Beach Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Monday 21 May 2018 NZST

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

Today's Waipapakauri Beach sea temperature is 18.4 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 18.5 min: 16.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.5
WSW
3
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
WSW
3.5
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3
WSW
5
WSW
5.5
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6
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5.5
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4.5
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5.5
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5
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5.5
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4.5
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5
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5
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Period(s) (?)1413141414141213151616151516171716151414141616
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)261327225020484642543037687210017157571528912302846410730209673530927464165061106296631135988611471211500
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
20
W
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
40
WNW
35
WSW
40
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35
SW
20
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25
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35
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35
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45
WSW
45
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30
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25
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35
WNW
35
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35
WSW
30
WSW
25
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30
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Wind State(?)ononcross-
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High Tide
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2:03PM
2.23
2:36AM
2.33

3:00PM
2.16

3:34AM
2.27
3:59PM
2.11

4:33AM
2.22
5:02PM
2.08

5:31AM
2.19

6:04PM
2.08
6:27AM
2.17

7:02PM
2.12
7:20AM
2.17

7:55PM
2.17
8:10AM
2.17

Low Tide
/ height (m)


7:42PM
0.12
8:23AM
0.23

8:39PM
0.20
9:19AM
0.26

9:38PM
0.28
10:17AM
0.28

10:38PM
0.33
11:14AM
0.28

11:38PM
0.36

12:10PM
0.27
12:35AM
0.36

1:03PM
0.24
1:28AM
0.35


Note: the tide data above is for Dairy Factory Wharf, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waipapakauri Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Waipapakauri Beach blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
-244410673-14173--322411
High °C
1818181818181514151617171715161616181816151515
Low °C
1818171818171413141516171715151616171715141515
Chill °C (?)
1818181717171311131516161612141415171714131313
Sunrise
7:18--7:18--7:20--7:20--7:20--7:22--7:22--7:22-
Sunset
-5:28--5:27--5:27--5:25--5:25--5:24--5:24--5:24
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 43mm), heaviest during Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Mon morning, min 13°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the WNW by Tue night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Sat night, min 14°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Fri afternoon, moderate winds from the SW by Sun night).

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Information about the Waipapakauri Beach Surf forecast

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

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