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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 (strong winds from the WSW at Mokohinau 40 km from Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary). 0.8m 5 s period wind swell from SW
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40 km away, 2 h 9 min ago

Strong
43 km/h
WSW
14.2
15.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Thursday 18 Oct 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 15.5 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 15.6 max: 16.6 min: 14.1 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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1.3
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1.1
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0.3
NE
0.3
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0.4
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Period(s) (?)131312661212121211111188999999999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)25252413095282121211919121222262223232322203030
Wind
(km/h)
30
SW
35
SW
10
SSE
30
E
20
ENE
15
NNE
10
NNW
15
NW
15
WNW
5
WSW
20
WNW
20
SW
20
SW
10
WSW
20
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5
SSW
5
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
20
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25
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Wind State(?)offoffcross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:53PM
1.73
3:15AM
1.62

3:48PM
1.71

4:12AM
1.62
4:42PM
1.73

5:07AM
1.65
5:32PM
1.77

5:58AM
1.72
6:19PM
1.83

6:45AM
1.79

7:03PM
1.89
7:29AM
1.88

7:45PM
1.95
8:12AM
1.96

Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:09PM
0.55
9:26AM
0.51

10:05PM
0.55
10:22AM
0.52

10:59PM
0.51
11:15AM
0.49

11:49PM
0.45
12:05PM
0.44

12:35AM
0.37
12:52PM
0.38

1:18AM
0.29

1:36PM
0.32
1:59AM
0.21


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
1415141414131415161617141317131416151516151616
Chill °C (?)
1313141213121415151616161317151516171415151515
Sunrise
6:31--6:28--6:28--6:26--6:26--6:24--6:22--6:22-
Sunset
-7:36--7:37--7:37--7:38--7:39--7:40--7:40--7:42
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sun afternoon, min 13°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, light winds from the WSW by Sun morning).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Mon afternoon, min 13°C on Mon morning). 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.