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Blacks Reef Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 18 May 2022 NZST
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Blacks Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Blacks Reef sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 17.6 min: 14.8 °C)
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Blacks Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Blacks Reef sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 17.6 min: 14.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gisborne and Mahia

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Blacks Reef (moderate winds from the N at Mahia Radar Automatic Weather Station 14 km from Blacks Reef).

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Actual: 52 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
N
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Blacks Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Blacks Reef at 2AM is: 0.5m 8s primary swell from a South direction and 0.3m 13s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm May 18). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (19 May)1ft (0.3m)12s
Afternoon (19 May)1ft (0.3m)8s
Evening (19 May)1ft (0.3m)13s

Table - waves today at Blacks Reef. (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
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
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0.5
S
0.3
S
0.5
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
1.1
W
1.5
WSW
2.3
SW
2.5
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
S
2.4
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
S
4.5
S
5
S
4.5
S
4.5
S
4.5
S
4.5
S
4
S
4
S
3.5
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2.2
S
2
S
1.5
S
1.7
S
2.5
S
3
S
3
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.3
S
2.4
S
2.5
S
3
S
4
S
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15
NNE
10
N
10
N
15
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
25
NW
30
NW
35
NW
35
WNW
30
WNW
35
W
35
W
30
WSW
20
WSW
25
WNW
30
W
30
W
25
W
25
W
25
W
25
WSW
15
W
15
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
5
W
5
SW
5
ESE
15
NNE
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
WSW
5
E
10
NE
10
N
10
N
10
NW
15
WNW
15
W
15
WSW
10
SSW
0
SSW
5
NNW
10
NW
10
WNW
20
SW
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglasscrossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrossglassglassoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
onglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosson
7:34PM
1.95
8:02AM
1.83
8:29PM
1.97
8:59AM
1.81
9:25PM
1.94
9:56AM
1.78
10:23PM
1.88
10:51AM
1.72
11:22PM
1.81
11:47AM
1.66
12:20AM
1.74
12:44PM
1.59
1:15AM
1.67
1:42PM
1.55
2:08AM
1.62
1:53AM
0.13
2:12PM
0.14
2:51AM
0.10
3:09PM
0.12
3:48AM
0.08
4:07PM
0.10
4:45AM
0.07
5:05PM
0.11
5:42AM
0.08
6:01PM
0.13
6:38AM
0.10
6:58PM
0.18
7:32AM
0.15
7:55PM
0.24

Note: the tide data above is for Waikokopu, New Zealand which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Blacks Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Blacks Reef blow from the NNE

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