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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 Continuing clean conditions at Waipapakauri Beach (calm at Kaitaia 11 km from Waipapakauri Beach). 0.7m 15 s period swell from WSW
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Calm
4 km/h
NE
Clean
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Waipapakauri Beach Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Thursday 18 Oct 2018 NZDT

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 15.8 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.3 min: 14.2 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
0.9
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1
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1.2
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1.3
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1.4
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Period(s) (?)88191817161514141514141413131317161514141413
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)29129152462180580184961444330260655650739232132671113221133785501379400
Wind
(km/h)
20
SSW
10
SSE
15
ENE
20
ENE
15
NE
10
NE
10
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5
NE
5
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5
NNW
0
SE
5
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5
WSW
5
SSE
10
ENE
10
NNE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
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10
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15
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20
WNW
15
NNW
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
5:17PM
1.88

5:24AM
1.76
6:16PM
1.86

6:26AM
1.75

7:10PM
1.88
7:27AM
1.79

7:59PM
1.93
8:20AM
1.86

8:45PM
1.99
9:06AM
1.96

9:28PM
2.07
9:51AM
2.05

10:10PM
2.14
10:33AM
2.14

10:52PM
2.19
Low Tide
/ height (m)

10:52PM
0.62
11:08AM
0.61

11:48PM
0.62
12:05PM
0.61

12:41AM
0.57

1:01PM
0.56
1:32AM
0.50

1:52PM
0.49
2:19AM
0.39

2:40PM
0.40
3:05AM
0.29

3:24PM
0.31
3:49AM
0.18

4:09PM
0.24

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)
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High °C
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Low °C
1412141615161716171816171715161715161816171716
Chill °C (?)
1412151514171817191917181817181816181817161815
Sunrise
--6:39--6:37--6:37--6:35--6:35--6:33--6:31--
Sunset
7:44--7:45--7:45--7:45--7:46--7:47--7:49--7:50-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Sun morning, min 12°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Mon morning, min 15°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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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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