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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 cross-on at Whale Watch Reef (light winds from the NNE at Kaikoura 2 km from Whale Watch Reef). 1.7m 6 s period wind swell from N
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Light
13 km/h
NNE
Cross-On
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Whale Watch Reef Surf Forecast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Friday 22 Feb 2019 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 17.2 °C (Statistics for 22 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.4 min: 14.8 °C)

Friday 22Saturday 23Sunday 24
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
2
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
NE
0.6
NNE
1.5
N
0.6
NNE
2
N
0.9
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NNE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
1.5
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
Period(s) (?)776667771211131313512121213
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)47301752630567462946439011911511272717285
Wind
(km/h)
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
W
15
S
10
S
5
SSW
20
SW
20
SW
15
SSW
10
SE
25
E
20
E
20
SSE
15
SSE
20
S
30
SSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoffoffoffcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)


7:33AM
2.24



8:05PM
2.16



8:31AM
2.19



9:03PM
2.15



Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:20AM
0.13



1:54PM
0.20



2:16AM
0.17



2:48PM
0.24



3:12AM
0.26

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.
 Friday 22Saturday 23Sunday 24
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
Summary
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Rain (mm)
-----------1152724116
Temp. °C
222225262724201916141515161513121212
Chill °C (?)
22222526272420191513141415141110109
Sunrise
-6:54-------6:56-------6:58
Sunset
-----8:20-------8:19----

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