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Happy Jacks Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Saturday 03 Dec 2022 NZDT
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Happy Jacks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Happy Jacks sea temperature is 17.0 °C (Statistics for 03 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 17.9 min: 14.9 °C)
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Happy Jacks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Happy Jacks sea temperature is 17.0 °C (Statistics for 03 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 17.9 min: 14.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gisborne and Mahia

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Happy Jacks (fresh winds from the S at Mahia Automatic Weather Station 13 km from Happy Jacks).

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1 h 44 min ago

Moderate
31 km/h
S
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Happy Jacks today?

The current surf forecast for Happy Jacks at 8PM is: 2.0m 8s primary swell from a South direction and 0.2m 17s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.1m 16s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm December 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Dec)--
Afternoon (03 Dec)6.5ft (2.0m)8s
Evening (03 Dec)6.5ft (2.0m)8s

Table - waves today at Happy Jacks. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Saturday
03
Sunday
04
Monday
05
Tuesday
06
Wednesday
07
Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sun
11
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.39.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.45.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.63.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.69.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.87.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.93.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.111.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.117.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.135.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.141.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.159.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.165.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2
S
2
S
2.2
S
2
S
1.5
S
1.4
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.1
SSE
1
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.6
S
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.9
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.2
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
1
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
1.5
SSE
1.8
SSE
2
SSE
2.1
SSE
2.1
SSE
2
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.4
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.1
SSE
2.1
ENE
3
ENE
4
ENE
4
ENE
3
ENE
4
NE
1.9
E
1.9
E
1.6
E
1.9
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.2
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.4
ENE
Period(s) (?)8888888888888881413121214141413131212121213141313712141312121212111111111178101011101010101099999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)5525666985793092642231831591381221361121121091361671901382533334764234904533564252472893772892802129011379145213021108100069956548642235629739512382923329721823197650696492667812820456383287
Wind
(km/h)
25
SSW
30
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
10
WSW
5
W
5
ESE
10
ESE
20
ENE
25
NE
25
NNE
15
NNW
5
W
10
WSW
15
SSW
20
S
20
S
15
ESE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
N
5
WNW
0
SSE
15
SSE
20
SE
5
SE
15
SSW
15
SSW
20
S
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
15
ESE
10
E
10
ENE
15
ENE
25
NE
30
NE
30
NE
35
NE
30
NE
35
NE
45
NE
50
NE
50
NE
40
NE
30
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
N
10
WNW
15
N
10
NNW
15
ESE
10
ESE
10
WSW
15
NNW
10
NW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrossglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
ononcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:40PM
1.67
3:10AM
1.59
3:34PM
1.63
4:05AM
1.61
4:28PM
1.60
4:57AM
1.65
5:20PM
1.60
5:46AM
1.68
6:10PM
1.60
6:33AM
1.71
6:57PM
1.61
7:20AM
1.73
7:43PM
1.62
8:04AM
1.73
8:28PM
1.61
Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:56PM
0.16
9:24AM
0.26
9:47PM
0.23
10:22AM
0.31
10:39PM
0.31
11:15AM
0.36
11:31PM
0.37
12:05PM
0.40
12:21AM
0.42
12:52PM
0.43
1:08AM
0.44
1:38PM
0.45
1:52AM
0.45
2:23PM
0.46

Note: the tide data above is for Waikokopu, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Happy Jacks.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Happy Jacks blow from the W

Saturday
03
Sunday
04
Monday
05
Tuesday
06
Wednesday
07
Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sun
11
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C141414141212141616161515151518171716151514141819181816161514141414141312121415161615151515161718191919181817212021191716
Feels °C (?)889109101314121211131413151314141413131418161517141411910101010109910910999988912161818181816201921181514
Sunrise-----5:35-------5:35-------5:35-------5:35-------5:35-------5:35-------5:35------
Sunset-8:19-------8:20-------8:21-------8:22-------8:22-------8:22-------8:23-------8:24--

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