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Back Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 4.0

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Back Beach Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Monday 06 Jul 2020 NZST
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Back Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Back Beach sea temperature is 15.1 °C (Statistics for 06 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 14.2 max: 15.5 min: 13.2 °C)
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Back Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Back Beach sea temperature is 15.1 °C (Statistics for 06 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 14.2 max: 15.5 min: 13.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Taranaki

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Back Beach (light winds from the W at Ferndale- New Plymouth 6 km from Back Beach). 2.3m 9 s period swell from NW with an additional 1.3m 13 s period swell from WSW

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Actual: 45 min ago

Light
7 km/h
W
Clean
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How big are the waves at Back Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Back Beach at 11AM is: 2.5m 9s primary swell from a Northwest direction and 1.0m 13s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00am July 06). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2 stars.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 Jul)10ft (3.0m)10s
Afternoon (06 Jul)6ft (1.9m)9s
Evening (06 Jul)5ft (1.5m)9s

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

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(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
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/ height (m)
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Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM
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3.5
NNW
3
NW
3
NW
2.5
NW
1.9
NW
1.7
NW
1.5
NW
2.4
W
1.7
WSW
4
WNW
5.5
W
6
W
5.5
W
4.5
W
4
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
4
W
4.5
W
4.5
W
4.5
W
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20
NNW
25
W
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
15
W
20
W
25
WNW
35
NW
40
W
40
WSW
45
WSW
35
WSW
25
W
25
WNW
30
NW
35
W
30
W
15
W
15
SSW
25
SSE
25
SSE
10
S
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on
cross-
on
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on
onononcross-
on
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cross-
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cross
10:27AM
3.39
10:45PM
3.57
11:09AM
3.35
11:25PM
3.52
11:49AM
3.28
4:19AM
0.50
4:37PM
0.43
5:02AM
0.54
5:18PM
0.49
5:44AM
0.61
5:58PM
0.58

Note: the tide data above is for Port Taranaki, New Zealand which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Back Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Back Beach blow from the E

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