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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 The wind is still cross-on at Waipapakauri Beach (light winds from the SW at Rangiputa Karikari Peninsula wx 21 km from Waipapakauri Beach). 3.7m swell from WSW too big
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21 km away, 2 h 2 min ago

Light
12.2 km/h
SW
16.8
15.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Waipapakauri Beach Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Friday 17 Aug 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 15.0 °C (Statistics for 17 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 15.2 max: 16.1 min: 14.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
4
WSW
3.5
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2.2
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Period(s) (?)15151413131314131318910161412121110915151413
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)64815572398931722359145716447113523997311466307911116492939372730219914641885288121511327
Wind
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25
WSW
20
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20
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20
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5
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5
N
20
NNE
25
NNW
25
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25
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25
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35
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:17AM
2.30

2:45PM
2.17

3:06AM
2.16
3:39PM
2.07

3:56AM
2.04
4:37PM
1.99

4:51AM
1.95
5:37PM
1.95

5:49AM
1.90

6:35PM
1.95
6:47AM
1.88

7:28PM
1.98
7:41AM
1.90

8:17PM
2.02
Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:26PM
0.27
7:56AM
0.25

8:16PM
0.39
8:44AM
0.35

9:09PM
0.49
9:36AM
0.43

10:06PM
0.57
10:32AM
0.50

11:05PM
0.62
11:29AM
0.53

12:04AM
0.62

12:26PM
0.53
12:57AM
0.60

1:17PM
0.49

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
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Chill °C (?)
1314141212131415151514141311131212121213131212
Sunrise
--7:03--7:03--7:01--7:01--7:00--6:58--6:56--
Sunset
5:57--5:58--5:58--5:59--6:00--6:00--6:00--6:01-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Sun night, min 12°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the N by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 28mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Tue morning, min 13°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Tue night, light winds from the SW by Thu 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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