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Rutaki Passage ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 4.7

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Rutaki Passage Surf Forecast / Rarotonga / Cook Islands

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Sunday 28 Feb 2021 CKT
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Rutaki Passage surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rutaki Passage sea temperature is 28.1 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 27.4 max: 28.6 min: 25.4 °C)
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Rutaki Passage surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rutaki Passage sea temperature is 28.1 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 27.4 max: 28.6 min: 25.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Rarotonga

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 7 km away suggest it is still onshore at Rutaki Passage (light winds from the WSW at Avarua-rarotongaIl). 1.0m 9 s period swell from SSE with an additional 0.9m 9 s period swell from WNW

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1 h 39 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
WSW
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Rutaki Passage today?

The current surf forecast for Rutaki Passage at 7PM is: 1.0m 9s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 0.9m 9s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm February 28). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (CKT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 Feb)4ft (1.2m)9s
Afternoon (28 Feb)3.5ft (1.0m)9s
Evening (28 Feb)3.5ft (1.0m)9s

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

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wed
03
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
21211111111222133344443
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1
W
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
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203154151144134153137133137177201196157157127567536646698670758742727
15
W
10
WNW
5
W
15
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
W
15
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
20
WSW
10
SW
5
SSW
10
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
W
10
WSW
cross-
on
crossglassonononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononglasscross-
on
ononononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
9:43AM
0.72
10:04PM
0.76
10:30AM
0.71
10:54PM
0.70
11:22AM
0.68
11:49PM
0.62
3:30PM
-0.06
3:58AM
-0.06
4:21PM
-0.03
4:47AM
-0.02
5:19PM
0.02

Note: the tide data above is for Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rutaki Passage.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rutaki Passage blow from the NE

Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wed
03
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
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