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Tauranga Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.6
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.6

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Tauranga Bay Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Tauranga Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tauranga Bay sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.0 min: 16.1 °C)
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Tauranga Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tauranga Bay sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.0 min: 16.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for West Coast South Island

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Tauranga Bay (light winds from the W at Cape Foulwind WXT 3 km from Tauranga Bay). 0.9m 13 s period swell from SW with an additional 0.5m 14 s period swell from W , plus 1.8m 8 s period wind swell from WNW

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Actual: 42 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
W
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Tauranga Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Tauranga Bay at 9PM is: 1.6m 7s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 0.7m 13s secondary swell from a Southwest direction, 0.3m 16s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)--
Afternoon (03 Mar)3ft (0.9m)14s
Evening (03 Mar)5ft (1.6m)7s

Table - waves today at Tauranga 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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
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0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1.7
WNW
1.8
W
2.5
W
3
W
3.5
W
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.2
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.8
W
1.5
W
2.3
NW
2.5
W
3
NW
2.5
WSW
2.5
W
3
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
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15
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
10
W
15
SW
5
SSW
5
SW
10
WNW
20
W
20
SW
20
SW
10
SW
5
WNW
10
NNE
25
NNE
35
N
45
N
45
N
20
WSW
20
NNW
15
NW
10
NW
15
NNW
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on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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2:56AM
2.91
3:19PM
2.90
3:46AM
2.75
4:14PM
2.69
4:45AM
2.58
8:44PM
0.05
9:05AM
0.16
9:34PM
0.23
9:59AM
0.34
10:30PM
0.43

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Tauranga Bay blow from the ESE

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
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