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Rapahoe ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Rapahoe Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Monday 01 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Rapahoe surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rapahoe sea temperature is 17.4 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.6 min: 15.8 °C)
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Rapahoe surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rapahoe sea temperature is 17.4 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.6 min: 15.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for West Coast South Island

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Rapahoe (light winds from the ESE at HokitikaAero(aut) 41 km from Rapahoe). 1.1m 19 s period swell from WSW

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41 km away, 59 min ago

Light
15 km/h
ESE
18.1
17.4
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Rapahoe today?

The current surf forecast for Rapahoe at 12PM is: 1.0m 19s primary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am March 01). An open ocean swell of 1.4m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)3.5ft (1.0m)19s
Afternoon (01 Mar)3.5ft (1.0m)18s
Evening (01 Mar)3ft (0.9m)18s

Table - waves today at Rapahoe. (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
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
44443223333323011101024
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
NW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
1.3
NNW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.6
WNW
1.8
W
19191918181818171716161616156151515566710
5285605496516164914803813173103062292152093015414814291118139261653
5
E
10
ENE
15
E
10
ENE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NE
10
E
10
E
10
E
10
ENE
10
ENE
15
NNW
10
NW
10
NNE
10
NE
10
NNE
15
NNE
20
NNE
15
W
20
NW
15
W
10
W
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
1:11PM
3.07
1:36AM
2.95
1:55PM
3.04
2:20AM
2.90
2:40PM
2.94
7:00AM
-0.02
7:26PM
-0.11
7:43AM
-0.02
8:09PM
-0.06
8:28AM
0.04
8:55PM
0.06

Note: the tide data above is for Nine Mile which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rapahoe.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rapahoe blow from the SE

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