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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 12 pm Monday 01 Mar 2021 NZDT
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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 19.1 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.7 max: 19.8 min: 16.8 °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 19.1 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.7 max: 19.8 min: 16.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Wanganui-Manawatu

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Kai-Iwi (light winds from the SE at Rapanui 2 km from Kai-Iwi). 0.7m 9 s period swell from WNW

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Actual: 31 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Kai-Iwi today?

The current surf forecast for Kai-Iwi at 6PM is: 0.5m 19s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.6m 9s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm March 01). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)20s
Afternoon (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.5m)19s
Evening (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.5m)18s

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
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
22212222110011110000000
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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
0.4
WSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.7
W
0.3
WSW
201919191818181817171616161615151515151414515
15118117517116615715415011710969696662606059575453362146
5
NE
5
SSE
5
SSE
10
SSW
5
NNE
5
N
5
NE
10
NNE
10
N
10
NW
10
WNW
5
WNW
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
W
15
W
10
WNW
10
N
10
N
15
NNW
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off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
12:44PM
2.98
1:05AM
2.88
1:24PM
2.96
1:47AM
2.85
2:07PM
2.87
2:32AM
2.76
7:00PM
0.51
7:16AM
0.54
7:44PM
0.54
8:00AM
0.62
8:29PM
0.63

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

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