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Mahia Spit Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 29 Jun 2022 NZST
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Mahia Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Mahia Spit sea temperature is 13.8 °C (Statistics for 29 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.0 min: 13.4 °C)
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Mahia Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Mahia Spit sea temperature is 13.8 °C (Statistics for 29 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.0 min: 13.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gisborne and Mahia

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Mahia Spit (light winds from the S at Mahia Automatic Weather Station 4 km from Mahia Spit).

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Actual: 42 min ago

Light
15 km/h
S
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Mahia Spit today?

The current surf forecast for Mahia Spit at 5AM is: 1.3m 10s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm June 29). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 16s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.4m 9s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (30 Jun)4.5ft (1.4m)9s
Afternoon (30 Jun)5ft (1.6m)9s
Evening (30 Jun)5.5ft (1.7m)9s

Table - waves today at Mahia Spit. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
Rating
(10 max)
333233332343133322222110000111111111100001100000000000000000
Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.4
E
1.4
ENE
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.9
ENE
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
ENE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.7
NE
0.4
ENE
0.3
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.4
E
0.7
E
Period(s) (?)1010109999999101010101010101010101010101010101010101010101010101010111010101010101010109991312121212121212167
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)333279230341333372422481492492513455356314273230194198161127176989898987373737371504949494849515753515049544746464645872929737372716765997544
Wind
(km/h)
5
W
15
S
20
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
25
SSW
20
WSW
5
W
10
NW
20
W
20
W
30
WSW
35
SSW
20
SSW
10
SW
5
NW
10
N
15
W
15
W
15
W
10
W
5
W
5
NE
20
NE
20
N
20
NNW
20
NW
20
WNW
20
W
15
W
20
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
10
N
20
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
15
NNW
10
WSW
10
SSW
15
SE
10
NE
25
N
20
NNW
20
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
10
N
10
ENE
25
S
35
S
35
SSE
45
SSE
40
S
40
S
40
S
35
S
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
offoffcrossoncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:17PM
1.41
6:34AM
1.33
7:01PM
1.42
7:19AM
1.33
7:45PM
1.43
8:03AM
1.32
8:29PM
1.43
8:46AM
1.31
9:11PM
1.42
9:29AM
1.29
9:52PM
1.41
10:12AM
1.29
10:33PM
1.41
10:55AM
1.29
11:14PM
1.40
Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:30AM
0.29
12:43PM
0.24
1:15AM
0.28
1:27PM
0.24
2:00AM
0.28
2:10PM
0.25
2:44AM
0.29
2:52PM
0.26
3:27AM
0.29
3:34PM
0.28
4:09AM
0.29
4:15PM
0.29
4:50AM
0.29
4:59PM
0.30
5:33AM
0.27

Note: the tide data above is for Aurora Point which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Mahia Spit.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Mahia Spit blow from the SW

Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C131212131313121212121213111111111110101010101111111212111213141313121111111213131311111211111413131311111111121211111110
Chill °C (?)131110111111101211101010891011108889101099101091012131212111010101011111110101010812111212101088987776
Sunrise----7:28-------7:28-------7:28-------7:28-------7:26-------7:26-------7:26-------
Sunset------4:54-------4:54-------4:55-------4:55-------4:57-------4:57-------4:58-----

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