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Sandy Bay Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Saturday 21 May 2022 NZST
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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 19.5 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 18.5 min: 15.7 °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 19.5 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 18.5 min: 15.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Sandy Bay (light winds from the W at Tutukaka Harbour Automatic Weather Station 11 km from Sandy Bay).

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Actual: 38 min ago

Light
15 km/h
W
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Sandy Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Sandy Bay at 10PM is: 0.2m 10s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.2m 11s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 21). An open ocean swell of 0.5m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (21 May)--
Afternoon (21 May)0.5ft (0.2m)11s
Evening (21 May)0.5ft (0.2m)11s

Table - waves today at Sandy Bay. (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
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sun
29
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N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.4
SE
0.4
ESE
0.6
E
1.3
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.5
NE
3
NE
3
NE
3.5
NE
3.5
NE
3.5
NE
3.5
NE
3.5
NE
3.5
NE
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WSW
20
WSW
15
W
20
W
20
WSW
15
W
15
W
20
SW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
W
15
W
15
W
15
W
15
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
20
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
SSW
5
S
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SE
5
E
5
E
5
ENE
5
NE
10
NE
20
NE
25
NNE
35
NNE
30
NNE
35
NE
35
NE
40
NE
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12:02AM
2.46
12:20PM
2.25
1:00AM
2.38
1:18PM
2.17
1:58AM
2.31
2:18PM
2.12
2:55AM
2.27
3:21PM
2.09
3:50AM
2.24
4:21PM
2.11
4:42AM
2.22
5:16PM
2.15
5:32AM
2.22
6:06PM
2.20
5:25PM
0.24
6:06AM
0.37
6:21PM
0.34
7:02AM
0.41
7:20PM
0.43
7:58AM
0.44
8:19PM
0.49
8:55AM
0.45
9:18PM
0.53
9:49AM
0.43
10:16PM
0.55
10:42AM
0.41
11:10PM
0.54
11:31AM
0.38
11:59PM
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

Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sun
29
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