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Helena Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 1.6

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Helena Bay Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Monday 01 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Helena Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Helena Bay sea temperature is 21.2 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.9 max: 21.7 min: 19.2 °C)
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Helena Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Helena Bay sea temperature is 21.2 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.9 max: 21.7 min: 19.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Helena Bay (moderate winds from the NE at Tutukaka Harbour AWS 26 km from Helena Bay). 1.7m 12 s period swell from E

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26 km away, 42 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
NE
20.5
21.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Helena Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Helena Bay at 12PM is: 1.6m 11s primary swell from a East direction and 0.2m 10s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction (forecast issued at 06:00am March 01). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)5ft (1.6m)12s
Afternoon (01 Mar)5ft (1.5m)11s
Evening (01 Mar)5ft (1.5m)11s

Table - waves today at Helena Bay. (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
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
44422232333133332222211
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
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78668667464356356347647647640340339639432932931926425921016716412794
5
NW
0
WSW
5
ENE
10
NNE
15
N
10
NNW
10
N
15
NNW
10
NW
10
WNW
10
NW
15
NNW
20
NW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
NW
20
NW
15
NW
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on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
9:45AM
2.21
10:06PM
2.10
10:30AM
2.25
10:54PM
2.13
11:16AM
2.23
3:28AM
0.07
4:00PM
0.08
4:15AM
0.04
4:45PM
0.03
5:02AM
0.05
5:32PM
0.01

Note: the tide data above is for Moureeses which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Helena Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Helena Bay blow from the WSW

Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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