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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: 'Heavy winter swell' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
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2.0
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20
ESE
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0.6
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2.0
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15 s cross-
off
3 s 15 s

Open ocean wave model on 18 August at 12 pm

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

Heavy winter swell, Wharariki Beach
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 10:53 am 18 Aug 2016

Heavy winter swell

New Zealand | Wharariki Beach

Average rating: 3.2
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Great waves, with well overhead sets, but the paddle out was hard work and we took a few beatings.