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Whananaki bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Whananaki bar (calm at Whau Valley 25 km from Whananaki bar). no significant swell
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25 km away, 53 min ago

Calm
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18.4
18.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Whananaki bar Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 22 May 2019 NZST

Whananaki bar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Whananaki bar sea temperature is 18.9 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 18.5 min: 15.7 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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Period(s) (?)10101088810109109888999999999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)223367477390737197157160176275189508323220155159155
Wind
(km/h)
5
SW
5
SSW
10
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10
WSW
10
SSW
10
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10
SE
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5
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:37AM
1.97

10:08PM
2.07
10:22AM
1.89

10:53PM
2.01
11:08AM
1.81

11:39PM
1.93
11:56AM
1.74

12:27AM
1.86

12:46PM
1.67
1:16AM
1.80

1:39PM
1.63
2:07AM
1.77

2:35PM
1.62
2:58AM
1.75


Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:48PM
0.13

4:20AM
0.30
4:32PM
0.21

5:07AM
0.36
5:18PM
0.30

5:54AM
0.43

6:05PM
0.38
6:44AM
0.49

6:54PM
0.46
7:35AM
0.52

7:46PM
0.51
8:28AM
0.53

8:39PM
0.55
9:20AM
0.51

Note: the tide data above is for Moureeses which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whananaki bar.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Whananaki bar blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
1316131417151517151516151617171818171716121316
Chill °C (?)
1416131618161717171717161718171817171818131617
Sunrise
7:15--7:16--7:16--7:16--7:18--7:18--7:18--7:20-
Sunset
-5:21--5:21--5:20--5:19--5:19--5:19--5:17--5:17
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Thu afternoon, min 13°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Sun afternoon, min 12°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Whananaki bar Surf forecast

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

Whananaki bar is 27 km (17 miles) from the city of Whangarei. If you plan a holiday in Northland, look for hotels and other accommodation in Whangarei. Whangarei has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.