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Arawhata ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Arawhata Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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Arawhata surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arawhata sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 17.7 min: 14.8 °C)
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Arawhata surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arawhata sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 17.7 min: 14.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Arawhata (calm at NewallWX 20 km from Arawhata).

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How big are the waves at Arawhata today?

The current surf forecast for Arawhata at 12PM is: 0.7m 16s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.5m 12s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 2.0m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)2.5ft (0.7m)16s
Afternoon (11 May)7ft (2.1m)7s
Evening (11 May)4.5ft (1.3m)16s

Table - waves today at Arawhata. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
2.1
NW
2.4
NW
1.3
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
3
SSE
3
SSE
2.5
SSE
2.4
SSE
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
SW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
SW
0.8
WSW
0.7
SW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
2.1
NW
2.2
WNW
2.4
WNW
1.9
WSW
1.9
WSW
1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.8
WSW
3.5
NW
3.5
WNW
4
W
3.5
W
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
4
WNW
4.5
WNW
5
WNW
5.5
WNW
3.5
WSW
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N
35
N
35
N
40
N
35
N
35
NNW
40
NNW
25
NW
20
WNW
10
W
35
SE
35
SE
45
SE
45
ESE
40
ESE
35
ESE
35
ESE
35
ESE
30
ESE
30
ESE
25
ESE
25
SE
20
ESE
15
E
15
E
10
ENE
10
E
5
ENE
10
NNE
20
NE
20
ENE
45
NNE
25
NW
30
WNW
35
WNW
35
W
35
W
35
W
25
W
20
W
20
NW
25
NNW
35
NNW
35
N
45
NNE
50
N
40
NW
40
WSW
45
WSW
35
WSW
30
W
35
WNW
35
NW
35
NW
40
NNW
45
NNW
50
NNW
55
NNW
50
NNW
25
W
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
9:25AM
3.06
9:48PM
3.14
9:58AM
3.08
10:20PM
3.18
10:31AM
3.08
10:51PM
3.17
11:04AM
3.04
11:24PM
3.13
11:38AM
2.96
12:00AM
3.04
12:17PM
2.86
12:40AM
2.93
1:02PM
2.73
1:28AM
2.81
3:23AM
0.44
3:39PM
0.36
3:56AM
0.43
4:11PM
0.37
4:29AM
0.47
4:44PM
0.42
5:03AM
0.54
5:17PM
0.51
5:38AM
0.64
5:53PM
0.62
6:18AM
0.76
6:31PM
0.74
7:02AM
0.87
7:15PM
0.86
7:54AM
0.96

Note: the tide data above is for Opunake Bay, New Zealand which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Arawhata.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Arawhata blow from the NE

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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