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Ranganunu Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Ranganunu Harbour Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Friday 05 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Ranganunu Harbour surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ranganunu Harbour sea temperature is 20.9 °C (Statistics for 05 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.8 min: 19.7 °C)
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Ranganunu Harbour surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ranganunu Harbour sea temperature is 20.9 °C (Statistics for 05 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.8 min: 19.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ranganunu Harbour (light winds from the SW at Cape Karikari 18 km from Ranganunu Harbour). no significant swell

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18 km away, 31 min ago

Light
9 km/h
SW
14.9
20.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ranganunu Harbour this week:

The surf forecast for Ranganunu Harbour over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (Mar 06) at 10AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.1m and 13s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 3s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ranganunu Harbour in the next 7 days are 1.1m 17s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Mar 08) at 1AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 2.2m 15s period and expected on Sunday (Mar 07) at 10PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)10AM (Sat 6th Mar)3.5ft (1.1m) 13s
Best Surf 1AM (Mon 8th Mar)3.5ft (1.1m) 17s
Most Powerful 1AM (Mon 8th Mar)3.5ft (1.1m) 17s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ranganunu Harbour 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 (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
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0.8
NNW
0.7
N
0.8
N
0.5
NNE
1.1
N
1.4
N
1.2
NE
1.1
NE
1
N
1.1
NW
0.8
NW
0.7
NW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.7
N
0.5
E
0.7
E
0.9
ESE
1
E
1
E
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
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10
W
5
NW
15
NW
10
NW
15
NW
20
NW
10
W
20
W
20
WSW
15
SW
20
SSW
25
SW
10
S
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
N
10
NW
10
NW
20
NW
20
WNW
15
SSW
10
SSW
crossglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossoffcross-
off
1:46AM
2.19
2:06PM
2.17
2:39AM
2.13
2:59PM
2.08
3:38AM
2.06
3:56PM
1.99
4:41AM
2.00
4:58PM
1.93
5:47AM
1.98
6:04PM
1.90
6:49AM
2.00
7:09PM
1.92
7:47AM
2.04
8:08PM
1.96
7:23AM
0.28
7:52PM
0.22
8:19AM
0.37
8:46PM
0.30
9:18AM
0.46
9:44PM
0.39
10:22AM
0.53
10:47PM
0.46
11:27AM
0.56
11:52PM
0.49
12:29PM
0.55
12:55AM
0.48
1:27PM
0.51
1:51AM
0.44

Note: the tide data above is for Sheigis Beacon, New Zealand which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ranganunu Harbour.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ranganunu Harbour blow from the S

Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
clear
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--7:59--7:57--7:55--7:54--7:52--7:52--7:51--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sat morning, min 16°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Thu morning, min 15°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Ranganunu Harbour Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ranganunu Harbour provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ranganunu Harbour can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ranganunu Harbour 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 (Ranganunu Harbour) 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 Ranganunu Harbour 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Northland? If you are looking for accommodation near Ranganunu Harbour, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Northland, consider staying in Houhora which is 17 km (11 miles) away.

A strong earthquake off East Cape of New Zealand may pose risk of a regional tsunami.