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Rarawa Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.0

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Rarawa Beach Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021 NZDT
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Rarawa Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rarawa Beach sea temperature is 20.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 21.0 max: 22.3 min: 19.6 °C)
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Rarawa Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rarawa Beach sea temperature is 20.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 21.0 max: 22.3 min: 19.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Light wind has turned cross-on at Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks (light winds from the NE at Kaitaia Hospital AWS 13 km from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks). 1.1m 12 s period swell from SW

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31 km away, 37 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
NE
22.2
20.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Rarawa Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Rarawa Beach at 3PM is: 1.3m 10s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm February 27). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 12s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)4.5ft (1.3m)9s
Afternoon (27 Feb)4.5ft (1.3m)10s
Evening (27 Feb)5ft (1.6m)13s

Table - waves today at Rarawa Beach. (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
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tue
02
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
22233343333344444333223
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.6
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
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15
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
10
ENE
10
E
15
ESE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
5
NE
5
NNE
10
N
10
N
15
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NW
5
W
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
ononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
8:49AM
2.08
9:03PM
1.99
9:31AM
2.18
9:49PM
2.07
10:14AM
2.25
10:34PM
2.13
3:00PM
0.27
3:13AM
0.10
3:44PM
0.15
3:57AM
0.05
4:28PM
0.07

Note: the tide data above is for Great Exhibition Bay which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rarawa Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rarawa Beach blow from the SW

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tue
02
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
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