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Kai-Iwi ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Kai-Iwi Surf Forecast / Wanganui-Manawatu / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Monday 19 Apr 2021 NZST
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Kai-Iwi surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kai-Iwi sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.8 max: 18.2 min: 15.4 °C)
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Kai-Iwi surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kai-Iwi sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.8 max: 18.2 min: 15.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Wanganui-Manawatu

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Kai-Iwi (calm at Rapanui 2 km from Kai-Iwi).

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Actual: 58 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
N
Clean
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How big are the waves at Kai-Iwi today?

The current surf forecast for Kai-Iwi at 10PM is: 1.5m 6s primary swell from a West direction and 0.5m 13s secondary swell from a Southwest direction, 0.4m 16s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm April 19). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (19 Apr)--
Afternoon (19 Apr)5.5ft (1.7m)7s
Evening (19 Apr)5ft (1.5m)6s

Table - waves today at Kai-Iwi. (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
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tue
27
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1.7
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.3
SW
0.9
WNW
0.2
WSW
0.4
SW
0.6
WSW
0.7
SW
0.9
WSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
WSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
SW
2.1
WNW
3
W
3
W
3
W
3.5
W
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
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20
WNW
20
WNW
15
NNW
10
N
10
N
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
5
N
5
NE
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
NE
5
ENE
5
E
0
SW
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
S
0
NNE
5
ENE
0
ESE
0
ENE
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
WNW
10
N
10
N
10
N
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
WNW
10
W
5
WNW
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
N
15
N
15
N
15
NW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
30
WNW
35
W
30
W
20
SW
15
WSW
20
WNW
30
W
35
W
40
W
35
SW
15
SSE
10
N
15
WSW
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off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassononglassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
crosscross-
on
crossoffoffcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
offcross-
on
2:58PM
2.24
3:34AM
2.26
4:10PM
2.18
4:52AM
2.24
5:23PM
2.19
6:03AM
2.30
6:30PM
2.27
7:02AM
2.43
7:29PM
2.40
7:53AM
2.58
8:22PM
2.56
8:41AM
2.73
9:09PM
2.72
9:27AM
2.86
9:54PM
2.86
9:10PM
1.21
10:00AM
1.27
10:20PM
1.26
11:12AM
1.24
11:37PM
1.22
12:22PM
1.13
12:47AM
1.09
1:23PM
0.96
1:45AM
0.92
2:14PM
0.76
2:34AM
0.74
3:00PM
0.58
3:21AM
0.58
3:44PM
0.45

Note: the tide data above is for Whanganui River Entrance, New Zealand which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kai-Iwi.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Kai-Iwi blow from the NNE

Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tue
27
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light rain
rain showers
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rain showers
partially cloudy
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light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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light rain
partially cloudy
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clear
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clear
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clear
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