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Sponge bay surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Tuesday 16 Apr 2024 NZST
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Sponge bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sponge bay sea temperature is 18.0°C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.0 °C max: 19.1 °C min: 16.6 °C)
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Sponge bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sponge bay sea temperature is 18.0°C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.0 °C max: 19.1 °C min: 16.6 °C)


How big are the waves at Sponge bay today?

The current surf forecast for Sponge bay at 1AM is: 0.4m 15s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.4m 8s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm April 16). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 10s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.3m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 Apr)1ft (0.3m)15s
Afternoon (17 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)15s
Evening (17 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)15s

Table - waves today at Sponge bay. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.6
E
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
1.6
S
1.7
SSE
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.2
S
2.1
SSE
1.5
SE
1.4
SE
1.3
SE
1.2
SE
0.6
SSE
Period(s) (?)151510151515151515141414211917161514131314151515141414141413131211111110101111151515141414131377888888887715
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)717169424242737873706663852743043292222101841351152282962882182152131581079955504339373643464775167242297289269201178233262717804850728627547264227194156172
Wind
(km/h)
10
NW
10
NW
15
NW
15
WNW
10
NW
5
E
15
ENE
10
NE
5
NNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
WNW
10
SE
15
E
10
ENE
20
NW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
WNW
25
NW
20
NNW
15
NW
10
WNW
15
S
15
SSW
20
S
30
SSE
20
SSE
10
SSE
5
S
5
SW
5
W
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
E
15
ENE
10
NE
10
N
10
NNW
10
WNW
10
SW
10
SW
30
SSW
30
SSW
25
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
WSW
10
WNW
5
ESE
15
ENE
15
NNE
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
10
W
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononcross-
on
crosscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
12:23AM
1.85
12:50PM
1.72
1:20AM
1.81
2:05PM
1.71
2:24AM
1.79
3:22PM
1.74
3:30AM
1.80
4:11PM
1.78
4:20AM
1.83
4:48PM
1.82
4:58AM
1.86
5:22PM
1.84
5:33AM
1.88
5:57PM
1.87
Low Tide
/ height (m)
6:10PM
0.72
6:48AM
0.76
7:08PM
0.78
7:51AM
0.78
8:12PM
0.80
8:52AM
0.76
9:19PM
0.78
9:44AM
0.73
10:09PM
0.74
10:29AM
0.69
10:48PM
0.69
11:08AM
0.64
11:24PM
0.64
11:45AM
0.59
11:59PM
0.61
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Sunrise----6:37-------6:37-------6:39-------6:39-------6:41-------6:41-------6:43-------
Sunset------5:36-------5:34-------5:32-------5:31-------5:30-------5:29-------5:28-----
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Rain (mm)
-------------------------171153-231--------------------------
Temp. °C151413131519181616161413141617161413131416201918191715141415141312121212121415141312111314161615151414121214141312121212
Feels °C (?)13121010131715141515121213151514109810121614151616131111109111111111111131312111091112111110121112101113111099910

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