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Ruby Bay Surf Forecast / Nelson – Tasman Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 28 Jan 2023 NZDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Ruby Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ruby Bay sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 28 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.9 min: 15.5 °C)
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Ruby Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ruby Bay sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 28 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.9 min: 15.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - Tasman Bay

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 4 km away suggest it is still onshore at Ruby Bay (light winds from the NE at Tasman42).

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Actual: 51 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NE
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Ruby Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Ruby Bay at 2PM is: 0.7m 4s primary swell from a East direction and 0.3m 7s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction, 0.1m 15s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm January 28). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 Jan)2ft (0.6m)8s
Afternoon (28 Jan)2.5ft (0.8m)4s
Evening (28 Jan)2.5ft (0.8m)4s

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

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Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
Rating
(10 max)
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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 (?)
0.5
N
0.6
E
0.9
E
1
E
0.7
ESE
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.3
NNE
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.6
N
0.7
N
0.8
N
0.7
N
0.8
N
0.8
N
0.9
N
0.9
N
0.8
NNE
0.7
N
0.8
NNE
0.9
NNE
1
NNE
1.1
NNE
1.4
NNE
2.5
NNE
1.6
N
1.5
N
1.3
N
0.9
N
0.9
NNW
0.6
N
0.2
N
0.5
N
0.6
N
0.9
N
1
N
0.9
N
0.8
N
0.6
N
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.9
NNW
1
NNW
0.6
N
0.5
N
0.6
NNW
0.2
N
0.8
NNW
1.3
NNW
Period(s) (?)8444417171616161616166141414676667888888899887766613567776666664566661256
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)29112840216655552019716161625435239526193105855577109147197326812326243153656422121428779270492617161530204162251625143293
Wind
(km/h)
5
SE
15
E
20
E
15
ESE
5
SSW
5
SSW
10
S
5
SSE
5
WSW
5
SW
10
WSW
5
SW
5
SSW
0
SSW
5
S
0
NNE
5
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
5
NE
0
NE
0
E
5
SSW
0
SW
5
SW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NE
5
NNE
0
NW
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
SW
0
SE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
5
E
0
SE
0
NNE
0
N
5
NNE
5
NNE
10
NE
5
NE
0
SE
5
SSW
5
SW
0
WSW
5
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
ENE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
3:53PM
3.78
4:28AM
3.57
4:44PM
3.56
5:19AM
3.37
5:40PM
3.37
6:26AM
3.23
6:43PM
3.24
7:52AM
3.24
7:50PM
3.20
9:07AM
3.39
8:54PM
3.24
9:57AM
3.58
9:49PM
3.35
10:37AM
3.74
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:24AM
1.10
9:52PM
1.26
10:18AM
1.36
10:47PM
1.48
11:28AM
1.56
11:49PM
1.63
12:44PM
1.65
12:55AM
1.70
1:52PM
1.63
2:02AM
1.70
2:50PM
1.53
3:04AM
1.63
3:39PM
1.40
3:59AM
1.50
4:20PM
1.28

Note: the tide data above is for Mapua, New Zealand which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ruby Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ruby Bay blow from the SW

Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
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Temp. °C212526242019181716161921201919181919191818181817171717171717181819212021191817161923232120191919202021211919181821232321
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Sunrise-------6:28-------6:28-------6:31-------6:31-------6:33-------6:35-------6:35----
Sunset---8:52-------8:51-------8:50-------8:49-------8:47-------8:46-------8:45-------8:45

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