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Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary (light winds from the W at Hauraki Gulf (Channel Island) 32 km from Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary). 1.3m 10 s period swell from ENE
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32 km away, 1 h 53 min ago

Light
13 km/h
W
16.9
20.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 12 Dec 2017 NZDT

Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary sea temperature is 20.0 °C (Statistics for 12 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 20.1 min: 16.7 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
ENE
1.3
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1.4
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1.5
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1.5
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1.2
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1
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0.9
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0.9
E
0.8
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0.9
ESE
0.9
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0.8
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0.8
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0.9
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1.6
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1.3
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1.2
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2.2
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1.5
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1.3
ESE
Period(s) (?)10101212121111111010810910101414121111999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)30236752164561439024719117413111314010013114510321059699416302804360295
Wind
(km/h)
15
SW
20
WNW
30
SW
30
SW
30
WSW
40
SW
35
SSW
25
SE
20
E
0
NNW
10
N
20
SW
20
SSW
15
WSW
25
SSW
10
SSE
10
NNW
25
SW
30
WSW
35
SSE
20
SE
15
ESE
15
NNE
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
crosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
on
offoffcross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:12PM
1.95
3:47AM
1.81

4:07PM
1.88

4:45AM
1.80
5:02PM
1.84

5:39AM
1.81
5:52PM
1.82

6:27AM
1.84
6:38PM
1.82

7:12AM
1.88

7:22PM
1.83
7:56AM
1.92

8:06PM
1.84
8:37AM
1.95

Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:34PM
0.29
9:54AM
0.40

10:29PM
0.31
10:52AM
0.44

11:22PM
0.32
11:44AM
0.45

12:10AM
0.31
12:35PM
0.44

12:54AM
0.29

1:20PM
0.42
1:37AM
0.26

2:03PM
0.39
2:19AM
0.24


Note: the tide data above is for Awana which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary blow from the SW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1922202021181820201919201922202021212121201919
Sunrise
5:54--5:54--5:54--5:54--5:54--5:54--5:56--5:56-
Sunset
-8:29--8:29--8:30--8:30--8:31--8:31--8:32--8:32
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Tue afternoon, min 18°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed night, calm by Fri morning).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 18°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, strong winds from the ESE by Mon afternoon).

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Information about the Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary Surf forecast

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

Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary is 94 km (58 miles) from the city of Northshore. If you plan a holiday in Great Barrier Island, look for hotels and other accommodation in Northshore. Northshore has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.