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Whale Watch Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Whale Watch Reef (moderate winds from the WSW at Kaikoura 2 km from Whale Watch Reef). 0.7m 12 s period swell from ENE with 1.5m 4 s period wind swell from SSW
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Whale Watch Reef Surf Forecast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 20 Nov 2018 NZDT

Whale Watch Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Whale Watch Reef sea temperature is 14.3 °C (Statistics for 20 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 12.6 max: 13.4 min: 11.8 °C)

Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
Rating
(10 max)
2
2
2
1
0
0
0
0
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
3
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
1
E
0.8
NE
1.8
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
Period(s) (?)12121212121111410101099101010109
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)113106103999612524421703452394246230296347333314293
Wind
(km/h)
10
WSW
15
SW
20
SW
20
SW
10
E
25
NE
25
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
WSW
15
SSW
10
SSE
15
ESE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NNE
5
NE
10
NE
Wind State(?)offoffoffoffcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
ononononon
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:48AM
1.86



3:10PM
1.86



3:35AM
1.91



3:56PM
1.91




4:20AM
1.98
Low Tide
/ height (m)


8:59AM
0.65



9:20PM
0.57



9:49AM
0.61




10:05PM
0.53


Note: the tide data above is for Kaikoura, New Zealand which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whale Watch Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Whale Watch Reef blow from the SW.
 Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
Summary
clearsome cloudscloudycloudysome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclear
Rain (mm)
-------------111--
Temp. °C
889101112111111111213131212121212
Chill °C (?)
656810981010101112121110111211
Sunrise
-5:48-------5:48-------5:48
Sunset
-----8:31-------8:32----

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