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Red Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.2

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Red Island Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Thursday 04 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Red Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Red Island sea temperature is 19.2 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 20.1 min: 17.2 °C)
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Red Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Red Island sea temperature is 19.2 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 20.1 min: 17.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Hawkes Bay

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-onshore wind has turned cross-shore at Red Island (light winds from the NE at Cape Kidnappers WXT 24 km from Red Island). 1.0m 9 s period swell from E

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24 km away, 40 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NE
20.8
19.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Red Island today?

The current surf forecast for Red Island at 5PM is: 1.1m 9s primary swell from a East direction and 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm March 04). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)9s
Afternoon (04 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)9s
Evening (04 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)9s

Table - waves today at Red 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
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
22212211100000000000001
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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
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.7
NE
0.4
ESE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.9
NE
999999999999555861055677
1941921921921961641301031017876553736282112144035396377
5
NNW
10
NNE
5
W
15
SSW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
10
NW
10
NNW
15
NE
20
ENE
20
NNE
15
NW
10
NNW
15
N
20
N
20
N
25
NNE
10
E
5
ENE
20
N
20
NNW
20
NNW
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
off
10:31AM
1.62
11:00PM
1.60
11:26AM
1.59
11:56PM
1.60
12:22PM
1.55
12:52AM
1.58
4:46PM
0.01
5:13AM
0.03
5:40PM
0.02
6:10AM
0.05
6:35PM
0.05

Note: the tide data above is for Cray Bay which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Red Island.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Red Island blow from the NW

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
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partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
cloudy
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