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Riversdale ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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Riversdale Surf Forecast / Wairarapa / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Monday 01 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Riversdale surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Riversdale sea temperature is 17.3 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.0 min: 16.2 °C)
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Riversdale surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Riversdale sea temperature is 17.3 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.0 min: 16.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Wairarapa

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent clean conditions at Tora Point have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (light winds from the SE at Ngawi AWS 27 km from Tora Point). 1.2m 11 s period swell from E with an additional 0.8m 20 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.3m 5 s period wind swell from ENE

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26 km away, 48 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
NNE
16.6
17.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Riversdale today?

The current surf forecast for Riversdale at 11AM is: 1.3m 11s primary swell from a East direction and 0.4m 20s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction, 1.0m 5s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction (forecast issued at 06:00am March 01). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)5ft (1.6m)11s
Afternoon (01 Mar)4ft (1.2m)11s
Evening (01 Mar)5ft (1.6m)10s

Table - waves today at Riversdale. (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
32200022222222444433333
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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
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.3
E
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.5
E
1.8
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.9
ENE
1.6
E
1.9
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
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15
NE
15
NE
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
20
NE
20
NE
20
NE
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NE
20
NE
25
NE
15
N
15
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NW
20
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
7:29AM
1.57
7:54PM
1.47
8:21AM
1.58
8:48PM
1.51
9:15AM
1.58
9:43PM
1.54
1:10AM
0.07
1:46PM
0.07
2:04AM
0.04
2:38PM
0.04
2:59AM
0.03
3:30PM
0.03

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Riversdale blow from the WNW

Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
03
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rain showers
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partially cloudy
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