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Ruakaka Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 09 Aug 2022 NZST
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Ruakaka surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ruakaka sea temperature is 15.4 °C (Statistics for 09 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 15.0 max: 16.3 min: 13.9 °C)
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Ruakaka surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ruakaka sea temperature is 15.4 °C (Statistics for 09 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 15.0 max: 16.3 min: 13.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ruakaka (light winds from the E at Whangarei Aero Automatic Weather Station 18 km from Ruakaka).

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18 km away, 1 h 6 min ago

Light
9 km/h
E
13.6
15.4
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Ruakaka today?

The current surf forecast for Ruakaka at 6PM is: 1.1m 9s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.4m 5s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction, 1.2m 6s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 11:00am August 09). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 Aug)4ft (1.2m)9s
Afternoon (09 Aug)3.5ft (1.1m)9s
Evening (09 Aug)3.5ft (1.1m)9s

Table - waves today at Ruakaka. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Tuesday
09
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
Rating
(10 max)
111212112301100110223222110011121222333333233322100000000000
Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.51.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.69.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.75.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.99.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.123.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.147.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
NE
1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
1
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.9
ESE
1.5
ENE
2.1
E
2
E
2
E
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
1.4
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.7
NNE
2.2
NE
2.4
NE
2.5
NE
3
NE
Period(s) (?)99999910999991010101071010101010101010101010101010101014141413131313131312121212121212121212115667778
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)242242188188184173142261359289248232201263314345358416830761761314314314263223209209209209209163160501467447434421414414334314305305292287225221175172132127871021482114125567951132
Wind
(km/h)
5
SSW
15
SE
15
ESE
10
E
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
E
15
E
10
ESE
10
SE
15
SE
15
SE
15
SSE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
10
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SSW
10
S
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
W
5
WSW
5
NNE
10
NE
5
NNW
5
WSW
0
NW
0
NW
5
NNE
10
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NE
15
NE
20
NE
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
30
NE
35
NE
35
NE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscross-
on
ononononononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrossglassglassglassglassglassglasscrossglassglassglassglassglasscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
4:53PM
2.54
5:06AM
2.50
5:56PM
2.64
6:11AM
2.55
6:56PM
2.74
7:12AM
2.62
7:52PM
2.83
8:09AM
2.67
8:44PM
2.89
9:03AM
2.71
9:33PM
2.91
9:54AM
2.72
10:20PM
2.88
10:42AM
2.71
Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:21AM
0.66
10:59PM
0.79
11:27AM
0.57
12:01AM
0.68
12:29PM
0.46
1:00AM
0.57
1:26PM
0.36
1:57AM
0.47
2:18PM
0.30
2:51AM
0.39
3:08PM
0.29
3:41AM
0.36
3:56PM
0.34
4:28AM
0.37
4:44PM
0.45

Note: the tide data above is for Marsden Point, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ruakaka.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ruakaka blow from the WNW

Tuesday
09
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
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