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Desperation Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Desperation Point Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Monday 09 Dec 2019 NZDT
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Desperation Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Desperation Point sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 09 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 18.2 min: 14.5 °C)
Desperation Point location map

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Taranaki

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 43 km from Desperation Point has become light (calm at New Plymouth). Waves should be turning clean at Desperation Point. 2.5m 12 s period swell from WSW with 0.9m 4 s period wind swell from SE
    Desperation Point
  2. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind reported 8 km from Fitzroy Beach (light winds from the SE at New Plymouth 8 km from Fitzroy Beach). 2.7m swell from WSW too big
    Fitzroy Beach
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43 km away, 1 h 28 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
NW
8.0
16.6
Air / Water (°C)
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(10 max)
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
09
Tuesday
10
Wednesday
11
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
335544312233332211
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
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247723292170199114271180907791674571634573453394314296161115
20
WSW
20
WSW
10
ESE
15
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
25
SE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
0
ESE
0
ENE
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
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8:48PM
2.84
9:22AM
2.93
9:31PM
2.95
10:00AM
3.08
2:49PM
0.70
3:07AM
0.55
3:30PM
0.58
3:47AM
0.45
4:08PM
0.48

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

Monday
09
Tuesday
10
Wednesday
11
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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