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West Shore Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at West Shore Beach (fresh winds from the SW at Napier Airport 3 km from West Shore Beach). 0.6m 5 s period swell from ENE
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2 h 22 min ago

Moderate
33 km/h
SW
Offshore
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West Shore Beach Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 NZST

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

Today's West Shore Beach sea temperature is 12.5 °C (Statistics for 21 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 13.4 max: 14.5 min: 12.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
NE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.4
NE
0.3
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0.1
E
0.1
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0.1
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0.3
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0.1
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2.3
SSE
2.5
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0.1
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1.2
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0.3
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0.4
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0.8
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0.5
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0.5
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0.4
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Period(s) (?)6111010101034101312999921918168151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)271111444444331330017050698210610071
Wind
(km/h)
10
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
20
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20
NW
5
NNW
10
N
15
WNW
15
W
20
SW
20
SW
15
WSW
10
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10
SSW
15
SW
10
WSW
10
E
5
WNW
5
NNW
10
ESE
5
W
0
NW
10
SSE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

1:49PM
1.60
2:07AM
1.52

2:38PM
1.57
2:56AM
1.48

3:25PM
1.55

3:44AM
1.45
4:11PM
1.53

4:30AM
1.44
4:57PM
1.53

5:16AM
1.43
5:41PM
1.53

6:01AM
1.45

6:25PM
1.54
6:47AM
1.47

Low Tide
/ height (m)


8:03PM
0.36
8:20AM
0.37

8:52PM
0.38
9:10AM
0.38

9:40PM
0.39
10:00AM
0.38

10:26PM
0.39
10:46AM
0.37

11:11PM
0.37
11:29AM
0.35

11:56PM
0.35

12:10PM
0.33
12:39AM
0.31


Note: the tide data above is for Napier, New Zealand which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for West Shore Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at West Shore Beach blow from the SW.
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
14141113141015147101151414812127151610913
Sunrise
6:52--6:50--6:48--6:48--6:46--6:45--6:43--6:41-
Sunset
-5:38--5:39--5:40--5:42--5:43--5:44--5:45--5:45
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Thu morning, min 8°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Mon afternoon, min 7°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the West Shore Beach Surf forecast

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

West Shore Beach is 9 km (6 miles) from the city of Napier. If you plan a holiday in Hawkes Bay, look for hotels and other accommodation in Napier. Napier has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.