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Schnappers Point Surf Forecast / Nelson – Tasman Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 28 Jan 2023 NZDT
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Schnappers Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Schnappers Point sea temperature is 21.1 °C (Statistics for 28 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.7 min: 15.4 °C)
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Schnappers Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Schnappers Point sea temperature is 21.1 °C (Statistics for 28 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.7 min: 15.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 9 km from Schnappers Point has become light (light winds from the SE at Nelson East wx). Waves should be turning clean at Schnappers Point.

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Actual: 47 min ago

Light
10 km/h
SE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Schnappers Point today?

The current surf forecast for Schnappers Point at 2PM is: 0.3m 7s primary swell from a North-northeast direction and 0.1m 15s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm January 28). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 Jan)2ft (0.6m)8s
Afternoon (28 Jan)0.5ft (0.1m)18s
Evening (28 Jan)0.5ft (0.1m)18s

Table - waves today at Schnappers Point. (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.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.21.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.27.cc23
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
0.3
NNE
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
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
1.3
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.6
N
0.2
N
0.5
N
0.6
N
0.9
N
1.1
N
1
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) (?)8718181817171616161616166141414676667888888899887766613567776666664566661256
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)2911666665555201971616162543523952619310585557710914719732681232624315312164221214287711389492617161530204162251625143293
Wind
(km/h)
15
SE
20
ESE
25
ESE
30
SE
15
SSE
15
S
10
S
5
SSE
5
SSW
5
SSW
10
WSW
5
WSW
5
S
0
SE
5
SSE
5
N
5
NNE
10
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
5
ENE
5
SE
5
SSE
5
SE
5
S
10
S
5
SSE
10
E
15
E
15
E
15
ENE
15
NE
15
N
15
N
15
N
10
N
5
NNW
5
W
5
WSW
0
WNW
5
N
10
NNE
10
NNE
5
NE
5
NE
5
N
5
N
10
N
10
N
10
NNE
10
N
5
NE
0
SSW
0
SW
0
WNW
5
NNW
15
N
15
NNE
10
NNE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffglasscross-
off
crossglassglassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassoffglassglasscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
3:42PM
3.02
4:13AM
2.84
4:35PM
2.78
5:10AM
2.67
5:36PM
2.57
6:17AM
2.56
6:47PM
2.46
7:28AM
2.54
7:59PM
2.47
8:34AM
2.62
9:01PM
2.56
9:28AM
2.75
9:51PM
2.70
10:13AM
2.90
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:23AM
0.47
9:52PM
0.50
10:16AM
0.70
10:46PM
0.72
11:17AM
0.90
11:49PM
0.90
12:31PM
1.02
1:02AM
0.98
1:46PM
1.02
2:12AM
0.95
2:51PM
0.92
3:10AM
0.83
3:42PM
0.78
3:57AM
0.68
4:24PM
0.61

Note: the tide data above is for Cable Bay which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Schnappers Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Schnappers Point blow from the SSE

Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
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