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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Friday 10 Jul 2020 NZST
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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ocean Beach (Whangarei) sea temperature is 15.8 °C (Statistics for 10 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 16.8 min: 14.2 °C)
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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ocean Beach (Whangarei) sea temperature is 15.8 °C (Statistics for 10 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 16.8 min: 14.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ocean Beach (Whangarei) (light winds from the W at BURSWOOD 12 km from Ocean Beach (Whangarei)). no significant swell

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Light
6 km/h
W
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ocean Beach (Whangarei) this week:

The surf forecast for Ocean Beach (Whangarei) over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Jul 16) at 3PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.7m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 1.4m and 8s. Another secondary swell of 1.7m and 8s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ocean Beach (Whangarei) in the next 7 days are 4.0m 9s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Jul 16) at 6AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.6m 5s period and expected on Monday (Jul 13) at 3PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)3PM (Thu 16th Jul)5.5ft (1.7m)9s
Best Surf3PM (Fri 17th Jul)5.5ft (1.7m)9s
Most Powerful6AM (Thu 16th Jul)13ft (4.0m)9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ocean Beach (Whangarei) over the next 7 days.

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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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Fri
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
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0.1
NE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
1.7
NNE
2.2
NE
4
NE
3.5
NE
1.7
NNE
1.6
NE
1.5
NE
1.7
NE
1.6
ENE
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10
SW
10
WSW
10
W
15
SW
10
W
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
15
WNW
10
WSW
5
NW
0
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
35
NE
35
NE
40
ENE
25
NE
15
ENE
15
NE
5
NE
5
SSE
15
WSW
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
glasscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
off
11:36PM
2.54
11:52AM
2.35
12:18AM
2.46
12:33PM
2.30
1:00AM
2.40
1:17PM
2.25
1:43AM
2.36
2:07PM
2.21
2:30AM
2.32
3:04PM
2.21
3:19AM
2.31
4:02PM
2.24
4:11AM
2.30
5:15PM
0.65
5:46AM
0.68
5:57PM
0.77
6:28AM
0.75
6:40PM
0.88
7:12AM
0.82
7:24PM
0.98
7:58AM
0.88
8:14PM
1.06
8:48AM
0.91
9:09PM
1.10
9:39AM
0.92
10:07PM
1.10
10:31AM
0.89

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

Fri
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
light rain
light rain
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5:22--5:23--5:24--5:24--5:25--5:25--5:27--5:28-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Mon afternoon, min 11°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 75mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Wed night, min 13°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, near gales from the ENE by Wed night).

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Information about the Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ocean Beach (Whangarei) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ocean Beach (Whangarei) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ocean Beach (Whangarei) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ocean Beach (Whangarei)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ocean Beach (Whangarei) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Ocean Beach (Whangarei) is 23 km (14 miles) from the city of Whangarei. If you plan a holiday in Northland, look for hotels and other accommodation in Whangarei. Whangarei has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.