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

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Sunday 05 Feb 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 21.5 °C (Statistics for 05 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.3 min: 15.9 °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 21.5 °C (Statistics for 05 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.3 min: 15.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Schnappers Point (calm at Nelson East wx 9 km from Schnappers Point).

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Calm
2 km/h
N
Clean
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How big are the waves at Schnappers Point today?

The current surf forecast for Schnappers Point at 11AM is: 0.5m 7s primary swell from a North direction and 0.1m 13s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 06:00am February 05). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 17s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (05 Feb)1.5ft (0.5m)7s
Afternoon (05 Feb)4ft (1.2m)5s
Evening (05 Feb)6ft (1.9m)7s

Table - waves today at Schnappers Point. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Sunday
05
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
000000003411011000000000000000000000000000000000000000001122
Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.129.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
N
0.5
N
0.5
N
1
N
1.3
N
1.6
N
2.1
N
2
N
2.2
NNW
2
NNW
1.1
N
1
N
1
N
0.9
NNW
0.7
N
0.5
N
0.4
NNW
0.4
N
0.2
NNW
0.2
NNW
0.2
N
0.4
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.5
WSW
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.2
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.3
NNW
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
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
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.2
N
0.2
NNE
0.1
N
0.2
N
0.3
N
0.3
N
0.4
N
0.7
N
Period(s) (?)5574568891099888887121277553131266551111111111111111101010131010999999966161618172118
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1511233599194491542838687188145137104582919171414421655333764222299998224222222221335205452134315
Wind
(km/h)
10
N
15
N
15
N
20
N
25
N
30
N
35
N
20
NNW
10
WNW
5
SW
5
W
15
NW
20
W
10
W
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
S
10
SSW
5
WSW
10
N
10
N
5
WNW
20
WSW
20
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
WSW
15
N
15
NNE
5
NNE
15
SW
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
5
WNW
20
NNE
10
ESE
15
ESE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
5
N
10
N
5
N
0
ESE
10
S
10
S
10
S
5
SW
10
NNW
5
N
0
SSW
5
S
5
SE
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SSE
10
NE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffoffoffglassoncross-
on
glasscross-
off
offoffoffglasscross
High Tide
/ height (m)
10:52AM
3.05
11:10PM
2.96
11:27AM
3.17
11:44PM
3.06
12:00PM
3.26
12:17AM
3.12
12:32PM
3.30
12:49AM
3.14
1:04PM
3.29
1:22AM
3.13
1:37PM
3.24
1:57AM
3.08
2:12PM
3.15
2:34AM
3.00
Low Tide
/ height (m)
4:37AM
0.53
5:02PM
0.46
5:14AM
0.39
5:38PM
0.33
5:48AM
0.29
6:11PM
0.25
6:22AM
0.24
6:44PM
0.20
6:54AM
0.23
7:16PM
0.21
7:27AM
0.28
7:49PM
0.26
8:02AM
0.37
8:24PM
0.35
8:39AM
0.49

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

Sunday
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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