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Robin Hood Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.7

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Robin Hood Bay Surf Forecast / Kaikoura and Marlborough / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Thursday 25 Feb 2021 NZDT
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Robin Hood Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Robin Hood Bay sea temperature is 17.0 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 18.4 min: 15.4 °C)
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Robin Hood Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Robin Hood Bay sea temperature is 17.0 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 18.4 min: 15.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Robin Hood Bay (calm at Koromiko 10 km from Robin Hood Bay). no significant swell

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Actual: 39 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
SW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Robin Hood Bay this week:

The surf forecast for Robin Hood Bay over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Sunday (Feb 28) at 7PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.8m and 12s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 12s. Another secondary swell of 0.2m and 6s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Robin Hood Bay in the next 7 days are 1.8m 12s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (Feb 28) at 7PM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 2.1m 6s period and expected on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 4PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7PM (Sun 28th Feb)6ft (1.8m) 12s
Best Surf 7PM (Sun 28th Feb)6ft (1.8m) 12s
Most Powerful 7PM (Sun 28th Feb)6ft (1.8m) 12s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Robin Hood Bay over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thu
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
00000000000040000000000
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
0.4
S
0.3
SSW
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.2
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.4
ESE
0.3
E
0.5
E
1.9
ENE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.2
E
0.2
ESE
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.3
ESE
487887131212121111117798121111101010
61317181917132624452257769191766242242373518
10
SE
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
E
5
WNW
10
N
15
NNE
5
NW
0
NE
10
E
10
SSW
0
NW
15
NNE
5
WNW
10
N
15
NNW
15
NW
20
NW
25
NNW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
10
W
onglassglasscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
5:50PM
1.55
6:10AM
1.66
6:36PM
1.59
6:56AM
1.70
7:22PM
1.63
7:44AM
1.74
8:10PM
1.66
8:33AM
1.76
9:03PM
1.69
9:26AM
1.77
9:59PM
1.72
10:23AM
1.75
10:56PM
1.74
11:23AM
1.73
11:52PM
1.75
11:55PM
0.40
12:24PM
0.39
12:45AM
0.33
1:13PM
0.33
1:34AM
0.26
2:03PM
0.28
2:23AM
0.21
2:53PM
0.24
3:13AM
0.18
3:44PM
0.23
4:05AM
0.19
4:36PM
0.24
5:02AM
0.24
5:32PM
0.26

Note: the tide data above is for Port Underwood, New Zealand which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Robin Hood Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Robin Hood Bay blow from the NW

Thu
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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1414181917202218192017192118181815201815202013
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8:13--8:10--8:09--8:07--8:07--8:05--8:02--8:01-

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 14°C on Thu afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Mon afternoon, min 12°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Robin Hood Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Robin Hood Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Robin Hood Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Robin Hood Bay surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Robin Hood Bay) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Robin Hood Bay may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Robin Hood Bay is 18 km (11 miles) from the city of Blenheim. If you plan a holiday in Kaikoura and Marlborough, look for hotels and other accommodation in Blenheim. Blenheim has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.