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Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Blackhead Surf Forecast / Wairarapa / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Saturday 15 May 2021 NZST
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Blackhead surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Blackhead sea temperature is 15.3 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.4 max: 16.3 min: 14.1 °C)
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Blackhead surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Blackhead sea temperature is 15.3 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.4 max: 16.3 min: 14.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Wairarapa

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-onshore wind has turned cross-shore at Ning Nong Point and Reef (light winds from the SE at Ngawi AWS 8 km from Ning Nong Point and Reef).

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19 km away, 37 min ago

Gale
70 km/h
W
12.8
15.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Blackhead today?

The current surf forecast for Blackhead at 8PM is: 0.9m 9s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.5m 7s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 15). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 May)--
Afternoon (15 May)3.5ft (1.1m)9s
Evening (15 May)3ft (0.9m)9s

Table - waves today at Blackhead. (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
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sun
23
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ESE
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.4
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
S
1.6
SSW
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.8
SSW
2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.4
SSW
1.7
SSW
2.5
S
2.2
S
2.1
S
1.5
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1
S
0.7
SSE
1.8
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.1
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.3
SSE
0.8
SSW
0.6
S
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.4
SSW
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WNW
30
W
30
W
20
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
10
N
15
NE
10
NNE
5
NW
5
NW
5
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
15
WNW
10
N
20
WNW
40
W
40
WNW
25
WNW
25
NW
35
WNW
30
WSW
20
SW
25
W
30
W
35
WNW
45
WNW
40
W
30
SW
20
SSW
20
SSW
5
S
5
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
WNW
5
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
15
NW
25
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
35
WNW
25
WSW
30
S
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
5
ENE
5
NNE
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
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cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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8:24PM
1.38
8:46AM
1.27
9:07PM
1.37
9:29AM
1.26
9:49PM
1.36
10:11AM
1.25
10:31PM
1.36
10:54AM
1.25
11:15PM
1.37
11:40AM
1.26
12:02AM
1.40
12:29PM
1.29
12:52AM
1.43
1:21PM
1.34
2:41AM
0.25
2:51PM
0.27
3:24AM
0.26
3:32PM
0.28
4:07AM
0.27
4:14PM
0.28
4:50AM
0.27
4:58PM
0.28
5:34AM
0.25
5:44PM
0.26
6:21AM
0.23
6:34PM
0.23
7:11AM
0.18
7:28PM
0.19

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Blackhead blow from the W

Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sun
23
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