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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 Continuing clean conditions at Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary (light winds from the E at Mokohinau 40 km from Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary). 0.5m 9 s period swell from E
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40 km away, 42 min ago

Light
9 km/h
E
21.8
17.7
Air / Water (°C)
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Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 11 Dec 2018 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 17.7 °C (Statistics for 11 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 18.2 max: 20.1 min: 16.7 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
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0.9
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Period(s) (?)1011101010101111111111111010101099912677
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)88231308257252165367354295240235187135102734745291635225277
Wind
(km/h)
15
ENE
15
NNE
15
NNE
10
NW
15
N
10
SSW
10
WSW
20
NNW
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15
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Wind State(?)ononcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:39AM
2.00

10:53PM
1.83
11:21AM
1.96

11:36PM
1.78
12:04PM
1.91

12:21AM
1.73
12:48PM
1.86

1:07AM
1.68

1:33PM
1.81
1:57AM
1.64

2:19PM
1.78
2:49AM
1.63

3:08PM
1.76
3:42AM
1.66


Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:51PM
0.34

5:02AM
0.26
5:34PM
0.37

5:44AM
0.32
6:19PM
0.42

6:28AM
0.38

7:04PM
0.45
7:13AM
0.45

7:52PM
0.48
8:01AM
0.50

8:40PM
0.48
8:52AM
0.53

9:30PM
0.45
9:46AM
0.53

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 (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
-8:28--8:29--8:29--8:30--8:30--8:31--8:31--8:32
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Wed afternoon, min 17°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Fri night. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Fri night, min 17°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.