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Fairway Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Fairway Reef Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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Fairway Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fairway Reef sea temperature is 18.2 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.1 min: 16.8 °C)
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Fairway Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fairway Reef sea temperature is 18.2 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.1 min: 16.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent on-shore wind 13 km from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks has fallen light (light winds from the NW at Kaitaia Hospital AWS). Waves cleaning up.

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19 km away, 50 min ago

Moderate
31 km/h
N
18.5
18.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Fairway Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Fairway Reef at 1PM is: 1.6m 6s primary swell from a North-northeast direction and 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 18s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)4.5ft (1.3m)6s
Afternoon (11 May)5ft (1.6m)6s
Evening (11 May)5ft (1.6m)6s

Table - waves today at Fairway 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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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0.6
NE
0.6
NE
1.3
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
N
1.6
N
1.6
N
1.6
N
0.1
NE
1.1
NNE
1.3
N
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
1.2
N
1.9
N
0.4
NE
0.4
ENE
0.2
ESE
1.9
N
1.8
N
0.4
ENE
1.4
N
0.9
NNE
0.8
NNE
1.1
N
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
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15
N
15
N
20
N
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SSW
5
SSW
10
WSW
10
W
10
WSW
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
SSW
5
ENE
10
NE
15
NNE
20
N
25
N
40
N
30
NNW
20
WNW
20
W
20
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
10
SSW
5
S
5
SSE
5
ESE
10
NE
20
NNE
20
N
20
NNW
20
NW
25
WNW
25
W
25
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
W
10
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
glassglasscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crossglassglasscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:06AM
2.53
8:33PM
2.54
8:45AM
2.52
9:10PM
2.56
9:21AM
2.50
9:45PM
2.56
9:55AM
2.47
10:19PM
2.55
10:30AM
2.45
10:54PM
2.53
11:07AM
2.41
11:31PM
2.50
11:47AM
2.37
12:12AM
2.47
1:38AM
0.76
1:56PM
0.62
2:17AM
0.75
2:34PM
0.61
2:55AM
0.75
3:11PM
0.60
3:33AM
0.77
3:48PM
0.62
4:12AM
0.80
4:25PM
0.65
4:53AM
0.83
5:05PM
0.69
5:37AM
0.87
5:48PM
0.75
6:25AM
0.90

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

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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clear
clear
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clear
cloudy
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light rain
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moderate rain
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
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clear
cloudy
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cloudy
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partially cloudy
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