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Happy Jacks Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Monday 19 Apr 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
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 17.9 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.8 min: 16.3 °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 17.9 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.8 min: 16.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gisborne and Mahia

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Happy Jacks (calm at Mahia AWS 13 km from Happy Jacks).

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Actual: 35 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Happy Jacks today?

The current surf forecast for Happy Jacks at 3AM is: 0.7m 13s primary swell from a South direction and 0.4m 7s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm April 19). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (20 Apr)3ft (0.9m)17s
Afternoon (20 Apr)2.5ft (0.8m)15s
Evening (20 Apr)2.5ft (0.7m)14s

Table - waves today at Happy Jacks. (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
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
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0.6
S
0.6
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
1.3
NE
1.5
NE
1.8
NE
2.2
NE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
E
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.7
NE
1
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
ENE
0.9
SE
1.1
ENE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
1
NE
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
ENE
5
S
6
S
5.5
S
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10
NW
10
NW
5
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNE
20
NE
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNE
5
SSW
20
NE
15
N
5
SSE
15
SW
20
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
5
ESE
10
NNE
15
N
10
N
15
N
15
N
15
NE
20
NE
15
N
15
NW
10
WNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
N
5
NW
5
ESE
5
NNE
5
WNW
5
WSW
5
W
5
NW
5
NNW
5
ESE
15
NNE
20
NW
25
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
20
WNW
25
SW
20
SW
15
NW
25
W
25
WSW
10
WNW
10
WSW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
on
glassoffoffcross-
off
glassglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
off
11:03PM
1.57
11:33AM
1.47
11:52PM
1.54
12:19PM
1.44
12:43AM
1.53
1:10PM
1.44
1:35AM
1.55
2:04PM
1.47
2:27AM
1.60
2:59PM
1.53
3:21AM
1.66
3:54PM
1.62
4:17AM
1.73
4:49PM
1.72
5:13AM
1.81
5:27AM
0.41
5:40PM
0.42
6:15AM
0.38
6:28PM
0.39
7:04AM
0.33
7:19PM
0.34
7:54AM
0.28
8:14PM
0.29
8:45AM
0.23
9:11PM
0.23
9:39AM
0.19
10:08PM
0.17
10:35AM
0.15
11:03PM
0.11

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

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
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clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
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