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Rabbit Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.0

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Rabbit Island Surf Forecast / Nelson – Tasman Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Rabbit Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rabbit Island sea temperature is 20.2 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.7 min: 15.9 °C)
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Rabbit Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rabbit Island sea temperature is 20.2 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.7 min: 15.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - Tasman Bay

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Rabbit Island (moderate winds from the N at NelsonAerodrome 8 km from Rabbit Island). no significant swell

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Actual: 43 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
N
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Rabbit Island today?

The current surf forecast for Rabbit Island at 8PM is: 0.4m 4s primary swell from a North-northwest direction and 0.1m 12s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)5s
Afternoon (03 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)4s
Evening (03 Mar)4.5ft (1.4m)5s

Table - waves today at Rabbit Island. (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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Sat
06
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
0.3
N
0.3
N
0.4
N
0.5
N
0.4
N
0.4
N
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.1
NW
0.1
NW
0.2
NNW
0.2
NNW
0.2
NNW
0.2
NNW
0.2
NNW
0.2
NNW
0.3
NW
0.5
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.9
N
1
N
1.1
N
5444555551313444443556677
446107744777111111417366492127
0
WNW
10
NE
15
NNE
15
N
5
W
5
SW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
NNW
5
NNW
10
SW
10
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
NE
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
30
N
30
N
glasscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
1:55PM
4.21
2:19AM
4.10
2:40PM
4.00
3:03AM
3.92
3:31PM
3.74
3:52AM
3.67
7:19AM
0.52
7:47PM
0.58
8:00AM
0.70
8:33PM
0.79
8:47AM
0.96
9:26PM
1.05

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

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Sat
06
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
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thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
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