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Delaware Bay Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Delaware Bay Point Surf Forecast / Nelson – Tasman Bay / New Zealand

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 20 Apr 2021 NZST
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Delaware Bay Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Delaware Bay Point sea temperature is 17.4 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 16.6 min: 14.2 °C)
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Delaware Bay Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Delaware Bay Point sea temperature is 17.4 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 16.6 min: 14.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Delaware Bay Point (calm at Dodson Valley wx 14 km from Delaware Bay Point).

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Actual: 36 min ago

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Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Delaware Bay Point this week:

The surf forecast for Delaware Bay Point over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Apr 21) at 3AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.8m and 8s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Delaware Bay Point in the next 12 days are 1.1m 8s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Apr 21) at 9AM. Winds are predicted to be glassy at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.1m 6s period and expected on Sunday (Apr 25) at 9PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 3AM (Wed 21st Apr)2.5ft (0.8m) 8s
Best Surf 6AM (Wed 21st Apr)3.5ft (1.1m) 8s
Most Powerful 9AM (Wed 21st Apr)3.5ft (1.1m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Delaware Bay Point over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tue
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sun
02
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.240.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.264.cc23
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0.3
NNW
0.5
N
1.1
N
1
N
0.6
N
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.2
NNW
0.5
NW
0.9
NNW
0.8
NNW
0.5
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.1
N
0.1
N
1.2
NW
0.8
NNW
0.6
NW
1.1
NW
0.9
NW
0.4
NW
0.5
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.1
N
0.3
NW
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
NW
0.1
N
0.1
NW
0.1
NW
0.1
N
0.1
N
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31916513445151250283120292274440000000003073000044
5
NW
5
SSE
5
SW
5
NNE
5
NW
5
W
5
N
5
WSW
5
WNW
10
NNW
10
WSW
5
WSW
10
NW
15
SSW
15
WSW
15
W
15
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
5
SW
10
SSE
5
WSW
10
S
5
S
5
N
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
NNW
10
SW
5
S
10
N
10
SSE
5
S
5
NNW
5
SSW
5
SW
glasscross-
off
glassonglassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
glassoffoffglassoffoffcross-
on
offoffoncross-
off
glasscross-
on
glasscross-
off
3:17PM
2.46
3:54AM
2.54
4:36PM
2.42
5:13AM
2.58
5:56PM
2.53
6:25AM
2.75
7:02PM
2.75
7:24AM
2.99
7:56PM
3.02
8:15AM
3.25
8:43PM
3.29
9:01AM
3.47
9:27PM
3.51
9:46AM
3.62
10:11PM
3.65
10:30AM
3.68
10:54PM
3.71
11:14AM
3.63
11:37PM
3.66
11:59AM
3.49
12:23AM
3.51
12:47PM
3.27
1:11AM
3.30
9:30PM
0.99
10:19AM
0.99
10:50PM
1.01
11:39AM
0.90
12:07AM
0.88
12:47PM
0.68
1:10AM
0.66
1:43PM
0.42
2:03AM
0.40
2:31PM
0.15
2:51AM
0.16
3:15PM
-0.07
3:36AM
-0.04
3:58PM
-0.20
4:20AM
-0.16
4:41PM
-0.24
5:04AM
-0.18
5:24PM
-0.17
5:50AM
-0.09
6:09PM
-0.02
6:37AM
0.08
6:56PM
0.21
7:28AM
0.31

Note: the tide data above is for Cable Bay which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Delaware Bay Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Delaware Bay Point blow from the SSW

Tue
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sun
02
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
light rain
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
heavy rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
cloudy
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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--7:01--7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--7:07--7:07--7:09--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:13
5:49--5:46--5:45--5:44--5:43--5:40--5:39--5:38--5:37--5:36--5:35--5:32--

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Tue night. Very mild (max 17°C on Thu morning, min 12°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Fri afternoon. Very mild (max 17°C on Sat afternoon, min 9°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Very mild (max 14°C on Thu morning, min 5°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Fri morning, min 9°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Delaware Bay Point Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Delaware Bay Point provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Delaware Bay Point can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Delaware Bay Point surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Delaware Bay Point) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Delaware Bay Point may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Nelson - Tasman Bay? If you are looking for accommodation near Delaware Bay Point, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Nelson - Tasman Bay, consider staying in Nelson which is 20 km (12 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Blenheim which is 58 km (36 miles) away