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Sandy Bay Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Monday 30 Jan 2023 NZDT
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Sandy Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sandy Bay sea temperature is 21.5 °C (Statistics for 30 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 20.6 max: 22.4 min: 19.4 °C)
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Sandy Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sandy Bay sea temperature is 21.5 °C (Statistics for 30 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 20.6 max: 22.4 min: 19.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-shore wind has turned cross-on at Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks (moderate winds from the NE at Kaitaia Hospital Automatic Weather Station 13 km from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks).

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Actual: 48 min ago

Moderate
31 km/h
E
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Sandy Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Sandy Bay at 12PM is: 2.2m 8s primary swell from a Northeast direction and 0.6m 14s secondary swell from a North direction, 0.3m 17s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction (forecast issued at 06:00am January 30). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (30 Jan)7ft (2.2m)8s
Afternoon (30 Jan)7ft (2.1m)8s
Evening (30 Jan)6ft (1.9m)8s

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

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Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.51.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.57.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.75.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.81.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.99.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.105.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.129.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.147.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.153.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.171.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.177.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.2
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.1
ENE
2
ENE
2
ENE
1.9
ENE
1.9
ENE
2.3
ENE
3.5
ENE
4
ENE
4.5
ENE
4.5
ENE
4.5
NE
4
NE
3.5
NE
3.5
NE
3.5
ENE
3.5
ENE
3.5
NE
3
ENE
2.5
ENE
2.5
ENE
3
ENE
2.5
ENE
2.5
NE
2.4
NE
2.3
NE
2.3
NE
2.1
NE
2.1
NE
1.9
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1.2
NE
Period(s) (?)88888888899101010101010101099999999999999999999999999999121211111111111010101011
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)57558758751747745241441460016762405349138963790284024742587237522901888142212631158130111041083870772815664664562497415397475404404360381389435368377375336336336497488289282277272220202198194193360
Wind
(km/h)
30
NE
25
NE
25
ENE
30
ENE
20
ENE
20
E
20
ENE
25
ENE
30
NE
40
ENE
45
ENE
45
ENE
55
NE
40
NE
35
NE
35
NE
30
NE
30
NNE
25
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
25
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
25
NNE
25
NE
20
NNE
25
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NE
20
NE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NE
10
NE
5
ENE
10
ENE
15
E
10
E
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
E
15
E
15
E
15
E
15
E
15
E
10
E
5
S
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
15
ESE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononononononononcross-
on
onononononglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:49AM
2.15
3:10PM
2.16
3:47AM
2.08
4:04PM
2.07
4:47AM
2.04
5:01PM
2.01
5:45AM
2.04
5:59PM
1.99
6:40AM
2.07
6:54PM
2.00
7:30AM
2.11
7:43PM
2.03
8:16AM
2.15
8:28PM
2.07
8:57AM
2.19
Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:43AM
0.62
9:08PM
0.50
9:40AM
0.71
10:03PM
0.58
10:41AM
0.76
11:00PM
0.62
11:41AM
0.78
11:57PM
0.64
12:36PM
0.77
12:50AM
0.62
1:25PM
0.74
1:37AM
0.58
2:09PM
0.69
2:19AM
0.53

Note: the tide data above is for Tutukaka Harbour, New Zealand which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Sandy Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Sandy Bay blow from the WSW

Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
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Rain (mm)
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Sunrise-6:37-------6:37-------6:39-------6:39-------6:41-------6:41-------6:43-------6:43--
Sunset-----8:31-------8:30-------8:30-------8:30-------8:29-------8:28-------8:27------

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