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Whites Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Whites Bay Surf Forecast / Kaikoura and Marlborough / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Monday 26 Feb 2018 NZDT

Whites Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Whites Bay sea temperature is 17.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 18.4 min: 15.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
S
1.3
SSW
2.5
S
2.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.4
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.2
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.5
E
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
Period(s) (?)12478611111111121111111010888911121111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)935556778719050146346332524214597462817121414156314512693
Wind
(km/h)
25
NW
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
ENE
0
WNW
5
NNW
10
NNE
5
NNW
5
N
5
NNE
5
N
5
ENE
10
ESE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
E
10
NW
15
NW
Wind State(?)offononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassoncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
3:20AM
1.72

3:50PM
1.67

4:16AM
1.77
4:47PM
1.70

5:12AM
1.80
5:42PM
1.74

6:07AM
1.82
6:36PM
1.76

7:01AM
1.83

7:29PM
1.76
7:56AM
1.82

8:24PM
1.75
8:50AM
1.79



Low Tide
/ height (m)

9:39AM
0.30

9:59PM
0.24
10:35AM
0.25

10:54PM
0.21
11:29AM
0.21

11:51PM
0.17
12:24PM
0.18

12:48AM
0.15

1:20PM
0.17
1:44AM
0.14

2:15PM
0.18
2:37AM
0.15




Note: the tide data above is for Port Underwood, New Zealand which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whites Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Whites Bay blow from the NW.
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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 (?)
1915141214141415201923242119222021211819201817
Sunrise
-7:00--7:01--7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--7:07---
Sunset
--8:10--8:09--8:07--8:07--8:05--8:04--8:01--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 33mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Thu morning, min 13°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Mon afternoon, calm by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 17°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Whites Bay Surf forecast

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

Whites Bay is 16 km (10 miles) from the city of Blenheim. If you plan a holiday in Kaikoura and Marlborough, look for hotels and other accommodation in Blenheim. Blenheim has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.