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Taipa Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Taipa Bay Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Friday 23 Apr 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Taipa Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Taipa Bay sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 23 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 19.0 max: 20.2 min: 18.1 °C)
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Taipa Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Taipa Bay sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 23 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 19.0 max: 20.2 min: 18.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the NE at Kaitaia Airport 18 km from Taipa Bay).

    Taipa Bay
  2. weather stationWind Update Cross-shore wind has turned cross-on at Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks (light winds from the NE at Kaitaia Hospital AWS 13 km from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks).

    Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks
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18 km away, 43 min ago

Light
9 km/h
NE
17.8
19.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Taipa Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Taipa Bay at 12PM is: 0.6m 8s primary swell from a Northeast direction and 0.4m 9s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.4m 3s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 05:00am April 23). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (23 Apr)2ft (0.6m)8s
Afternoon (23 Apr)2ft (0.6m)8s
Evening (23 Apr)2.5ft (0.7m)8s

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

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(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
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
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NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.5
E
0.7
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
1
E
1
ESE
1
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.9
E
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E
5
ENE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
N
0
WNW
5
SW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
SW
5
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
5
SSW
5
SSW
10
SW
15
SW
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
10
W
10
SW
10
SW
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
SW
10
WSW
15
SW
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
S
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
WNW
5
SSW
5
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSE
5
WNW
10
S
10
SSE
5
SSE
10
SSE
10
S
5
S
5
SSE
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4:12AM
2.38
4:39PM
2.30
5:14AM
2.48
5:46PM
2.42
6:13AM
2.61
6:48PM
2.57
7:10AM
2.74
7:44PM
2.73
8:04AM
2.85
8:38PM
2.87
8:57AM
2.92
9:31PM
2.97
9:49AM
2.93
10:24PM
3.01
10:41AM
2.89
10:32AM
0.89
10:52PM
0.81
11:30AM
0.77
11:51PM
0.70
12:26PM
0.61
12:48AM
0.56
1:20PM
0.45
1:41AM
0.44
2:11PM
0.31
2:33AM
0.36
3:01PM
0.22
3:25AM
0.34
3:51PM
0.20
4:18AM
0.37

Note: the tide data above is for Mangonui, New Zealand which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Taipa Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Taipa Bay blow from the SSW

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