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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 am Friday 26 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 28.4 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 27.3 max: 28.8 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 28.4 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 27.3 max: 28.8 min: 25.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Rarotonga

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Rutaki Passage (moderate winds from the W at Avarua-rarotongaIl 7 km from Rutaki Passage). 2.3m 13 s period swell from SSE with an additional 0.6m 13 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.3m 9 s period wind swell from NW

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1 h 38 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
W
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Rutaki Passage today?

The current surf forecast for Rutaki Passage at 4AM is: 2.3m 12s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 1.3m 9s secondary swell from a Northwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am February 26). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 9s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (CKT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Feb)7ft (2.2m)12s
Afternoon (26 Feb)6.5ft (2.0m)12s
Evening (26 Feb)7ft (2.1m)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
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
33322200000200000000000
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T cookislands.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T cookislands.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
2.5
SSE
2.4
SSE
2.3
SSE
2.2
SSE
2.1
SSE
2
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.8
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.4
SSE
2.1
NW
2.2
WNW
2
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
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188318181631145912481106976801686571540462401415532483488528462402367308262
25
WNW
20
WNW
25
NW
25
NW
30
NW
35
NW
35
NW
35
W
20
W
25
WNW
25
W
20
NNW
35
NNW
50
NW
35
W
25
W
25
W
25
W
25
WNW
30
WNW
25
W
25
W
25
WSW
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
8:18AM
0.67
8:34PM
0.79
8:59AM
0.70
9:18PM
0.79
9:43AM
0.72
1:55AM
-0.08
2:00PM
-0.05
2:33AM
-0.10
2:43PM
-0.07
3:14AM
-0.09
3:30PM
-0.06

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

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
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thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
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