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Wharariki Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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Wharariki Beach Surf Photo: 'Two swells' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
2.3
NNW
5
SSE
SSE

1.9
N
1.3
WSW
19 s glass 19 s 14 s

Open ocean wave model on 16 March at 9 am

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Wharariki Beach around the time the photo was taken

Two swells, Wharariki Beach
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 9:35 am 16 Mar 2015

Two swells

New Zealand | Wharariki Beach

Average rating: 3.0
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Day 3 of Cyclone Pam northerly swell. A new SW swell creates the waist high wave in the front and the much bigger wave outside is from Cyclone Pam. The big sets were far part but breaking a long way out and well overhead.