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Hicks Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.2

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Hicks Bay Surf Forecast / East Cape / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 01 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Hicks Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hicks Bay sea temperature is 21.0 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.5 max: 21.4 min: 18.9 °C)
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Hicks Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hicks Bay sea temperature is 21.0 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.5 max: 21.4 min: 18.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for East Cape

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Hicks Bay (light winds from the E at Hicks Bay 4 km from Hicks Bay). 1.8m 11 s period swell from E

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Actual: 57 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
E
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Hicks Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Hicks Bay at 6PM is: 1.8m 11s primary swell from a East direction and 0.4m 10s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm 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)6ft (1.8m)11s
Afternoon (01 Mar)6ft (1.8m)11s
Evening (01 Mar)6ft (1.8m)11s

Table - waves today at Hicks 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
Thu
04
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
32333333323333332112201
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.9
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.1
ESE
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
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771771771771771771755755828730703621620541459441378322271254211173129
10
ESE
15
E
10
ENE
5
E
5
E
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononglassglassglassglassglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
9:01AM
2.20
9:22PM
2.11
9:48AM
2.20
10:11PM
2.13
10:37AM
2.17
11:02PM
2.12
3:28PM
0.35
3:40AM
0.28
4:15PM
0.28
4:30AM
0.28
5:03PM
0.25

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

Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
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clear
clear
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clear
clear
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clear
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