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Houghton Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Houghton Bay Surf Forecast / Wellington / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021 NZDT
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Houghton Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Houghton Bay sea temperature is 16.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.8 min: 15.7 °C)
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Houghton Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Houghton Bay sea temperature is 16.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.8 min: 15.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Houghton Bay (moderate winds from the N at WellingtonAero 2 km from Houghton Bay). 0.5m 4 s period wind swell from N

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1 h 38 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
N
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Houghton Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Houghton Bay at 3PM is: 0.2m 13s primary swell from a East direction and 0.3m 7s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm February 27). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)1ft (0.3m)8s
Afternoon (27 Feb)0.5ft (0.2m)13s
Evening (27 Feb)0.5ft (0.2m)12s

Table - waves today at Houghton 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
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tue
02
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
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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
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.2
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.4
ESE
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
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15
N
10
N
10
NNW
15
N
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
N
15
NNE
15
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
10
NE
15
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NNW
5
NNW
5
NE
15
NE
10
NE
15
NNE
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
5:54PM
1.49
6:12AM
1.64
6:49PM
1.52
7:10AM
1.66
7:45PM
1.56
11:41AM
0.64
12:02AM
0.59
12:42PM
0.62
12:58AM
0.55
1:41PM
0.59
1:57AM
0.52

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

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Sunday
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