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Cray Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 4.4

Overall: 3.1

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Cray Bay Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Cray Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cray Bay sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 16.7 min: 14.8 °C)
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Cray Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cray Bay sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 16.7 min: 14.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Previously calm conditions have become cross-shore at Cray Bay (light winds from the SW at Cape Kidnappers WXT 24 km from Cray Bay).

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24 km away, 51 min ago

Light
15 km/h
SW
18.4
16.0
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Cray Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Cray Bay at 12AM is: 0.5m 5s primary swell from a Northeast direction and 0.1m 12s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.9m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)--
Afternoon (12 May)0.5ft (0.2m)9s
Evening (12 May)0.5ft (0.2m)14s

Table - waves today at Cray 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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
S
0.5
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.8
SSW
1.3
S
1.4
S
2
S
2.3
SSE
2.3
SSE
1.6
S
1.6
S
2.5
SSE
2.3
SSE
2.1
SE
2
SE
1.8
SE
1.3
S
1.4
ESE
1.2
SSE
1.3
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.2
E
1.2
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.4
SE
1.4
SE
1.4
SE
1.2
SE
1
SE
0.9
SE
0.7
SE
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
0.7
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
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25
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
SSW
40
SSW
30
SSW
30
SSE
35
SSE
30
SE
30
SE
20
SE
25
SE
25
ESE
25
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
E
5
E
5
ENE
5
NE
10
NE
15
NE
20
NNE
25
NNE
15
NNW
15
N
25
NNE
30
NNE
15
W
35
WNW
30
WSW
25
WSW
10
W
10
NW
10
WNW
10
NNW
15
NNE
10
NE
15
NNE
20
NNW
30
NNW
30
NNE
35
NNW
45
WNW
50
WNW
30
W
25
WNW
10
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
25
NNW
20
NNW
15
NW
10
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcrosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
onononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
5:36PM
1.37
5:55AM
1.35
6:20PM
1.39
6:40AM
1.34
7:04PM
1.41
7:25AM
1.34
7:47PM
1.41
8:09AM
1.32
8:30PM
1.41
8:52AM
1.31
9:13PM
1.40
9:34AM
1.29
9:55PM
1.39
10:16AM
1.28
10:37PM
1.39
11:47PM
0.27
12:05PM
0.24
12:33AM
0.26
12:49PM
0.24
1:18AM
0.25
1:32PM
0.24
2:03AM
0.25
2:15PM
0.26
2:46AM
0.26
2:57PM
0.27
3:29AM
0.27
3:38PM
0.28
4:12AM
0.28
4:20PM
0.29

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 Cray Bay blow from the NW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
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