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Christmas Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Christmas Bay Surf Forecast / Wairarapa / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Saturday 08 May 2021 NZST
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Christmas Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Christmas Bay sea temperature is 15.3 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 16.3 min: 13.8 °C)
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Christmas Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Christmas Bay sea temperature is 15.3 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 16.3 min: 13.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Wairarapa

  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become cross-off at Tora Point (moderate winds from the N at Ngawi AWS 27 km from Tora Point).

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Actual: 59 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
N
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Christmas Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Christmas Bay at 2PM is: 1.0m 11s primary swell from a South direction and 0.5m 15s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.5m 4s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 08). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (08 May)4ft (1.2m)11s
Afternoon (08 May)3.5ft (1.0m)11s
Evening (08 May)3ft (0.9m)11s

Table - waves today at Christmas Bay. (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
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
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1.2
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
S
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.6
ENE
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.1
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
0.9
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.5
S
0.6
SSE
1.6
SW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.5
SSW
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N
15
N
15
NNE
15
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
25
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
20
NW
20
NW
20
NW
20
NW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
30
NW
25
W
15
W
15
WNW
15
W
10
W
20
SW
20
SSW
10
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
25
NW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
30
NNW
30
NW
30
NW
30
NW
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off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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2:50PM
1.24
3:17AM
1.24
3:38PM
1.23
4:04AM
1.21
4:24PM
1.24
4:52AM
1.18
5:09PM
1.25
5:38AM
1.17
5:53PM
1.26
6:25AM
1.16
6:38PM
1.26
7:12AM
1.16
7:21PM
1.27
7:57AM
1.16
8:36AM
0.14
9:02PM
0.19
9:24AM
0.21
9:53PM
0.24
10:13AM
0.28
10:42PM
0.29
11:03AM
0.33
11:30PM
0.33
11:51AM
0.36
12:19AM
0.36
12:36PM
0.37
1:07AM
0.36
1:19PM
0.36
1:55AM
0.34
2:02PM
0.34

Note: the tide data above is for Castlepoint, New Zealand which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Christmas Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Christmas Bay blow from the WNW

Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
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