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Jacks Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Jacks Point Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 01 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Jacks Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Jacks Point sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 14.0 max: 15.2 min: 12.8 °C)
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Jacks Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Jacks Point sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 14.0 max: 15.2 min: 12.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 15 km away suggest it is still onshore at Jacks Point (light winds from the E at Timaru Airport). 1.5m 7 s period wind swell from E

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1 h 12 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
E
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Jacks Point today?

The current surf forecast for Jacks Point at 5PM is: 1.5m 7s primary swell from a East direction and 0.5m 11s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm March 01). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 18s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)4ft (1.2m)11s
Afternoon (01 Mar)4.5ft (1.3m)8s
Evening (01 Mar)7ft (2.1m)7s

Table - waves today at Jacks Point. (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
30200233222333333333221
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
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.4
E
2
ENE
2.2
ENE
2
ENE
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.3
E
1.3
ENE
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
11787788888888889991010101010
394159221382512460418405356313266264264257228258215215255212164164125
10
NE
15
E
15
ESE
30
NE
25
NE
10
N
5
NW
5
NNW
10
NNE
15
NE
10
NE
20
NNW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
30
W
10
W
15
WNW
15
SE
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
crossglasscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
on
6:03PM
2.13
6:25AM
2.29
7:01PM
2.13
7:14AM
2.20
7:57PM
2.15
11:57AM
0.34
12:15AM
0.45
12:46PM
0.34
1:13AM
0.49
1:36PM
0.37
2:07AM
0.55

Note: the tide data above is for Timaru Harbour, New Zealand which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Jacks Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Jacks Point blow from the W

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