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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 (moderate winds from the W at Mokohinau 40 km from Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary). 0.5m 12 s period swell from NE with 1.0m 5 s period wind swell from N
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40 km away, 2 h 7 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
W
19.1
20.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Monday 22 Apr 2019 NZST

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 22 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.7 max: 20.1 min: 17.5 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.3
NE
1.3
N
0.9
NNE
0.4
NE
0.8
NNE
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
0.9
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0.7
ENE
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NE
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NE
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0.7
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0.7
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0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
Period(s) (?)12661167788891088899999999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)24106614340677788865183584733457590908483838486
Wind
(km/h)
25
NW
15
WNW
15
WSW
15
NW
10
WSW
20
SSW
25
SSW
25
SW
30
SW
30
SW
30
SW
35
SW
25
SW
25
SW
15
SW
15
NW
20
NNW
30
NW
25
SW
20
WSW
20
W
20
NW
25
NNW
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcrosscross-
on
crossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross
High Tide
/ height (m)


9:30PM
2.18
9:47AM
2.07

10:17PM
2.11
10:34AM
1.98

11:04PM
2.03
11:22AM
1.87

11:52PM
1.93

12:11PM
1.77
12:42AM
1.85

1:03PM
1.69
1:34AM
1.78

1:57PM
1.64
2:28AM
1.74


Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:13PM
-0.02

3:40AM
0.12
4:00PM
0.06

4:29AM
0.20
4:46PM
0.15

5:17AM
0.29
5:33PM
0.26

6:06AM
0.39

6:22PM
0.36
6:58AM
0.46

7:13PM
0.44
7:52AM
0.51

8:07PM
0.50
8:47AM
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
rain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
425-1------------32----
High °C
1919181718181719181718181819181819201819181819
Low °C
1918171717161719171718171818181819191819171718
Chill °C (?)
1819181718181619171617171719171819201719171718
Sunrise
6:48--6:48--6:50--6:50--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:54-
Sunset
-5:44--5:43--5:42--5:39--5:38--5:37--5:37--5:36
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Mon morning, min 16°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the SW by Wed afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sat night, min 17°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Fri night, fresh winds from the NNW 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.