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Blackhead Surf Forecast / Wairarapa / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 18 May 2022 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 15.0 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 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 15.0 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 16.3 min: 14.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 27 km from Tora Point has swung offshore (fresh winds from the N at Ngawi Automatic Weather Station).

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19 km away, 26 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
N
13.8
15.0
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Blackhead today?

The current surf forecast for Blackhead at 1AM is: 0.5m 8s primary swell from a South direction and 0.3m 8s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.4m 3s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 18). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (19 May)1.5ft (0.5m)5s
Afternoon (19 May)1ft (0.3m)13s
Evening (19 May)1.5ft (0.4m)13s

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
Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thu
26
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0.4
SSE
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.7
NE
0.5
NE
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.3
S
0.3
S
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
3.5
SSW
2.4
S
2.2
S
2.2
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.5
S
3
S
4.5
SSW
5.5
SSW
6.5
SSW
6.5
SSW
4.5
S
5
S
4.5
S
4.5
S
4
S
3.5
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.3
S
2.3
S
2
S
2.5
S
3
S
3
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.2
S
2.2
S
3
S
3.5
S
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5
ENE
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
N
10
NNW
5
NW
10
NW
15
NNW
20
NW
30
WNW
30
WNW
40
WNW
45
WNW
35
WNW
35
NW
40
WNW
45
WNW
35
W
25
SW
30
WSW
25
WSW
15
WNW
30
W
45
W
35
WSW
25
W
30
W
30
WSW
25
SW
15
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
NW
10
NW
20
W
15
W
15
W
15
W
10
W
10
WSW
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
20
WNW
20
WNW
10
WSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
NNE
5
NW
10
WNW
15
WNW
20
W
10
WSW
15
SSW
15
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
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off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
7:20PM
1.65
7:48AM
1.53
8:16PM
1.67
8:44AM
1.53
9:12PM
1.67
9:42AM
1.51
10:09PM
1.65
10:39AM
1.48
11:06PM
1.61
11:36AM
1.45
12:02AM
1.56
12:34PM
1.42
12:58AM
1.51
1:30PM
1.39
1:38AM
-0.01
1:57PM
-0.02
2:35AM
-0.02
2:53PM
-0.01
3:32AM
-0.02
3:50PM
0.01
4:30AM
0.01
4:47PM
0.04
5:27AM
0.04
5:44PM
0.09
6:23AM
0.08
6:41PM
0.13
7:18AM
0.11
7:37PM
0.18

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

Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thu
26
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