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Rocky Rights ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Rocky Rights Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Thursday 25 Feb 2021 NZDT
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Rocky Rights surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rocky Rights sea temperature is 19.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 20.6 min: 17.5 °C)
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Rocky Rights surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rocky Rights sea temperature is 19.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 20.6 min: 17.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Rocky Rights (light winds from the NW at Punihowx 3 km from Rocky Rights). 1.8m 11 s period swell from W with an additional 1.7m 15 s period swell from WSW

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Actual: 54 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Rocky Rights this week:

The surf forecast for Rocky Rights over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 7PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.3m and 15s period with a secondary swell of 1.5m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be glassy as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Rocky Rights in the next 7 days are 2.4m 14s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Mar 04) at 1PM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.0m 6s period and expected on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 1PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7PM (Thu 25th Feb)4.5ft (1.3m) 15s
Best Surf 7AM (Mon 1st Mar)4ft (1.2m) 20s
Most Powerful 1PM (Thu 4th Mar)8ft (2.4m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Rocky Rights 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
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
2.1
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.7
SW
0.7
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
SW
0.8
WSW
0.7
SW
2.2
WSW
2.4
WSW
1615141413121211131313212019181716161515141514
213489059470443424514411519220418373513411310107486766751233527220321612318
15
NE
10
N
10
SE
0
N
15
SW
5
SE
10
NE
10
WSW
5
ESE
15
NNE
5
N
5
ENE
15
NE
10
N
20
NE
25
NE
25
N
10
NNW
20
NNW
20
NW
15
SW
15
SW
20
WSW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
glasscross-
off
oncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrossononon
9:50PM
2.85
10:13AM
3.08
10:32PM
3.05
10:53AM
3.28
11:13PM
3.21
11:33AM
3.43
11:54PM
3.31
12:13PM
3.49
12:35AM
3.34
12:54PM
3.47
1:18AM
3.29
1:37PM
3.35
2:03AM
3.17
3:43PM
0.49
3:59AM
0.34
4:25PM
0.27
4:40AM
0.15
5:06PM
0.07
5:20AM
0.00
5:46PM
-0.06
6:01AM
-0.07
6:26PM
-0.12
6:42AM
-0.06
7:08PM
-0.09
7:25AM
0.03
7:52PM
0.03
8:12AM
0.19

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 Rocky Rights blow from the ENE

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
clear
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7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--7:07--7:07--7:09--7:09-
-8:10--8:09--8:07--8:07--8:06--8:04--8:02--8:00

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Thu morning, min 18°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Wed afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Mon morning, min 15°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Rocky Rights Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Rocky Rights provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Rocky Rights can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Rocky Rights 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 (Rocky Rights) 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 Rocky Rights 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Taranaki? If you are looking for accommodation near Rocky Rights, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Taranaki, consider staying in New Plymouth which is 30 km (19 miles) away.