uk es it fr pt nl
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

See all 18 ratings

Based on 2 votes. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Great Barrier Island

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary (near gales from the NW at Mokohinau 40 km from Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary). 1.8m 6 s period wind swell from NW
    Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary
<
>
View all
Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary location mapLogo printSetup Email Surf &amp; Wind AlertSecret spot?

Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 22 May 2018 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 18.5 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.4 min: 15.4 °C)

TueWednesday 23Thursday 24Friday 25Saturday 26Sunday 27Monday 28Tuesday 29
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
NW
2.2
NW
0.2
ENE
0.1
E
0.8
NW
0.1
NW
0.1
NW
0.1
NW
0.1
NE
0.1
NE
1.3
NW
0.6
NW
0.4
NW
0.1
NW
0.1
E
0.1
SE
0.3
NW
0.2
ESE
0.4
SE
0.2
ESE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
NE
Period(s) (?)5688715161612117781612126124125119
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)10739861779995518434151036614714153
Wind
(km/h)
35
NW
50
NW
55
WSW
50
W
50
WSW
40
WSW
35
W
45
WNW
45
W
55
W
45
WSW
50
SSW
45
SW
50
WSW
50
W
45
WSW
40
SW
25
SSE
15
SSW
20
SSW
15
W
25
WSW
20
SW
Wind State(?)crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

1:05AM
2.08

1:35PM
1.89
2:04AM
2.02

2:38PM
1.86

3:04AM
1.98
3:40PM
1.86

4:01AM
1.95
4:37PM
1.88

4:55AM
1.94
5:30PM
1.91

5:45AM
1.93

6:17PM
1.95
6:31AM
1.92

7:04PM
1.98
Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:44PM
0.18
7:25AM
0.22

7:45PM
0.25
8:26AM
0.25

8:46PM
0.30
9:25AM
0.25

9:47PM
0.33
10:22AM
0.24

10:44PM
0.34
11:13AM
0.22

11:37PM
0.34

12:01PM
0.20
12:25AM
0.33

12:45PM
0.19

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.
 TueWednesday 23Thursday 24Friday 25Saturday 26Sunday 27Monday 28Tuesday 29
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
AM
PM
Night
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
Summary
risk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearclearrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearrain shwrsclear
Rain (mm)
127432-2254--2222----1-
High °C
1918151414151617161514131616171715131313141515
Low °C
1818141314151616161413121515171614131212141515
Chill °C (?)
1816121111131415141211101414151513111111131314
Sunrise
--7:13--7:13--7:15--7:16--7:16--7:16--7:18--
Sunset
5:15--5:15--5:15--5:14--5:14--5:13--5:13--5:12-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 32mm), heaviest during Wed morning. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Tue afternoon, min 13°C on Wed afternoon). Mainly near gales.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sun morning, min 12°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Sun morning, light winds from the SW by Mon night).

FREE! Surf-Forecast.com widget for your website

The surf report / weather widget below is available to embed on third party websites free of charge and provides a summary of our Okiwi - Whangapoua Estuary surf forecast. Simply grab the html code snippet that we provide and paste it into your own site. You can choose your preferred language and metric/imperial units for the surf forecast feed to suit users of your site. Click here to get the code.



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.