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Houhora Harbour Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Houhora Harbour Bar Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 14 Apr 2021 NZST
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Houhora Harbour Bar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Houhora Harbour Bar sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 19.4 max: 20.8 min: 18.3 °C)
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Houhora Harbour Bar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Houhora Harbour Bar sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 19.4 max: 20.8 min: 18.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Houhora Harbour Bar (near gales from the W at Cape Karikari 21 km from Houhora Harbour Bar).

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21 km away, 27 min ago

Gale
61 km/h
W
17.9
20.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Houhora Harbour Bar today?

The current surf forecast for Houhora Harbour Bar at 5PM is: 0.5m 6s primary swell from a Northwest direction and 0.3m 10s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 11:00am April 14). An open ocean swell of 1.3m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (14 Apr)1.5ft (0.5m)7s
Afternoon (14 Apr)1ft (0.3m)10s
Evening (14 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)6s

Table - waves today at Houhora Harbour Bar. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(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
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
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NE
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.5
NW
0.4
NW
0.2
NNW
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.2
NNE
0.3
NE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.3
NE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.8
NE
1
NE
1.3
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.4
N
1.8
N
1.8
N
1.4
N
1.2
N
1
N
0.8
N
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WNW
35
W
40
WSW
40
WSW
35
SW
30
SSW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
20
SW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
20
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
W
15
W
15
W
20
WSW
20
SW
20
SW
30
SSW
25
SSW
25
SSW
20
SSW
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
SW
5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
5
SSW
0
S
5
ESE
5
E
10
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NNE
25
N
30
NNW
20
NW
25
NNW
35
NW
35
NW
35
WNW
30
WNW
30
W
25
W
20
W
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
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off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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9:50AM
2.03
10:10PM
2.03
10:23AM
1.99
10:43PM
2.00
10:55AM
1.94
11:15PM
1.96
11:29AM
1.89
11:50PM
1.92
12:06PM
1.84
12:30AM
1.88
12:48PM
1.80
1:15AM
1.84
1:36PM
1.76
2:08AM
1.82
2:29PM
1.74
3:45PM
0.33
4:01AM
0.44
4:20PM
0.35
4:38AM
0.48
4:56PM
0.39
5:17AM
0.53
5:34PM
0.44
5:59AM
0.59
6:15PM
0.50
6:46AM
0.64
7:01PM
0.56
7:38AM
0.68
7:54PM
0.60
8:35AM
0.69

Note: the tide data above is for Houhora River Entrance, New Zealand which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Houhora Harbour Bar.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Houhora Harbour Bar blow from the W

Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
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