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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 pm Wednesday 03 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 17.1 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 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 17.1 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 19.0 min: 16.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Riversdale (moderate winds from the NNW at Castlepoint 26 km from Riversdale). 1.4m 10 s period swell from E

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26 km away, 1 h 18 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
NNW
20.5
17.1
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Riversdale today?

The current surf forecast for Riversdale at 10PM is: 1.3m 10s primary swell from a East direction and 0.2m 14s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm March 03). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)--
Afternoon (03 Mar)4.5ft (1.4m)10s
Evening (03 Mar)4.5ft (1.3m)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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
33333222222222201110000
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.4
SW
0.5
E
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
101010999999999999999910888
3713633052492391961921591591591621701341041037979575537362221
15
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
15
NNW
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
20
WNW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
30
NW
30
NW
20
NW
20
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
N
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
9:43PM
1.54
10:10AM
1.56
10:39PM
1.56
11:06AM
1.53
11:35PM
1.56
3:56AM
0.02
4:24PM
0.03
4:54AM
0.03
5:19PM
0.04
5:52AM
0.05

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

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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