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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.4

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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Surf Forecast / Auckland / New Zealand

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 20 Apr 2021 NZST
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Today's Bethell's Beach / Te Henga sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.5 min: 17.1 °C)
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Today's Bethell's Beach / Te Henga sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.5 min: 17.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Bethell's Beach / Te Henga (calm at Waitakere 8 km from Bethell's Beach / Te Henga).

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Actual: 54 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
NE
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga this week:

The surf forecast for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Apr 20) at 12PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.9m and 16s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Bethell's Beach / Te Henga in the next 12 days are 4.0m 15s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Apr 27) at 12PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.9m 8s period and expected on Tuesday (Apr 20) at 9PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)12PM (Tue 20th Apr)6ft (1.9m) 16s
Best Surf 9PM (Sat 24th Apr)10ft (3.0m) 19s
Most Powerful12PM (Tue 27th Apr)13ft (4.0m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
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1.9
WSW
1.9
SW
1.7
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
SW
1
WSW
1.3
WSW
2.1
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.1
WSW
2
WSW
2.3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
4.5
WSW
4
W
3.5
W
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
0.9
SW
0.6
WSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
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25
NE
25
NE
10
NNE
10
NE
15
SSW
25
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
5
NW
10
NE
10
N
15
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
W
20
W
25
WSW
35
WSW
40
WSW
45
SW
25
W
35
WSW
35
SW
35
WSW
30
SSW
25
SW
20
W
15
WSW
25
SW
20
WSW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SSW
15
SE
15
SSE
10
SSE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crossoncross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
3:11PM
2.07
3:52AM
2.18
4:29PM
2.08
5:05AM
2.26
5:41PM
2.21
6:09AM
2.43
6:42PM
2.40
7:03AM
2.64
7:33PM
2.63
7:52AM
2.85
8:21PM
2.85
8:39AM
3.02
9:06PM
3.02
9:24AM
3.13
9:51PM
3.13
10:09AM
3.14
10:36PM
3.16
10:56AM
3.08
11:22PM
3.10
11:44AM
2.93
12:11AM
2.97
12:35PM
2.73
1:04AM
2.79
9:01AM
0.87
9:26PM
0.85
10:16AM
0.86
10:42PM
0.81
11:29AM
0.73
11:51PM
0.69
12:30PM
0.53
12:49AM
0.50
1:22PM
0.30
1:40AM
0.29
2:09PM
0.08
2:28AM
0.10
2:54PM
-0.10
3:14AM
-0.04
3:38PM
-0.20
4:00AM
-0.11
4:22PM
-0.21
4:47AM
-0.10
5:08PM
-0.14
5:35AM
-0.01
5:55PM
0.00
6:26AM
0.15
6:45PM
0.20

Note: the tide data above is for O'Neills Bay which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bethell's Beach / Te Henga blow from the E

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
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light rain
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
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6:50--6:52--6:52--6:54--6:54--6:54--6:56--6:56--6:58--6:58--7:00--7:01--
-5:50--5:49--5:47--5:45--5:45--5:44--5:43--5:40--5:39--5:38--5:37--5:37-

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Tue afternoon. Very mild (max 19°C on Wed morning, min 13°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Tue morning, calm by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Fri afternoon. Warm (max 20°C on Fri afternoon, min 13°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Fri afternoon, strong winds from the WSW by Sun night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 24mm), heaviest during Mon night. Very mild (max 16°C on Tue morning, min 12°C on Mon morning). Mainly strong winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Thu morning. Very mild (max 17°C on Thu afternoon, min 11°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Bethell's Beach / Te Henga can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bethell's Beach / Te Henga 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 (Bethell's Beach / Te Henga) 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 Bethell's Beach / Te Henga 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.

Bethell's Beach / Te Henga is 10 km (6 miles) from the city of Waitakere. If you plan a holiday in Auckland, look for hotels and other accommodation in Waitakere. Waitakere has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.