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Rubio ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.5

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Rubio Surf Forecast / New Ireland / Papua New Guinea

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 PGT
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Rubio surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rubio sea temperature is 30.0 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 29.4 max: 30.4 min: 28.7 °C)
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Rubio surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rubio sea temperature is 30.0 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 29.4 max: 30.4 min: 28.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Rubio (moderate winds from the NW at ASCAT153E4S 116 km from Rubio). 0.9m 8 s period swell from NE

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Rubio this week:

The surf forecast for Rubio over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Feb 26) at 1PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.8m and 8s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Rubio in the next 7 days are 1.2m 8s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 7AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.8m 4s period and expected on Thursday (Mar 04) at 7PM.

Wave TypeTime (PGT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 1PM (Fri 26th Feb)2.5ft (0.8m) 8s
Best Surf10PM (Sun 28th Feb)3ft (0.9m) 9s
Most Powerful 7AM (Wed 3rd Mar)4ft (1.2m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Rubio 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
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
10100001201000111011222
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T papuanewguinea.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.5
ENE
0.6
NNE
0.5
E
0.5
NE
0.9
NNE
1
NE
0.8
NNE
0.9
NNE
1.1
NE
1.1
NE
1.1
NE
1.1
NE
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
0.7
NNE
0.6
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
88898988989999998101312121111
939069424439351131559210818818317918912310283112148137125121
5
WSW
5
NNW
10
N
10
N
15
N
10
NNW
5
W
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
15
NW
15
NNW
15
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NW
15
NW
15
W
10
WNW
15
WSW
glasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
2:42PM
1.00
4:33AM
0.52
3:11PM
0.99
4:38AM
0.55
3:38PM
0.93
4:47AM
0.59
4:02PM
0.84
4:56AM
0.65
4:17PM
0.71
5:06AM
0.70
4:14PM
0.58
5:15AM
0.75
3:24PM
0.48
5:25AM
0.78
10:15PM
0.02
8:30AM
0.38
10:31PM
0.06
9:07AM
0.35
10:43PM
0.12
9:45AM
0.34
10:47PM
0.19
10:24AM
0.35
10:39PM
0.24
11:05AM
0.38
10:14PM
0.27
11:55AM
0.43
9:36PM
0.23

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 Rubio blow from the SW

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
moderate rain
risk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- dermod. rain
396--22431831351312814148
2828282929282828282928282929282929282929272725
2828272828272828272928282928272928272928272525
2828282929282828282928282929282929282929272725
5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:56-
-6:08--6:08--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 39mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Sat morning, min 27°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 62mm), heaviest during Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Rubio Surf forecast

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

Rubio is 83 km (52 miles) from Rabaul. If you plan a holiday in New Ireland, look for hotels and other accommodation in Rabaul. Rabaul has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.