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Tawharanui Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 28 Sep 2022 NZDT
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Tawharanui surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tawharanui sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 28 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 14.9 max: 16.2 min: 13.2 °C)
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Tawharanui surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tawharanui sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 28 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 14.9 max: 16.2 min: 13.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-shore wind has turned cross-on at Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks (moderate winds from the NE at Kaitaia Hospital Automatic Weather Station 13 km from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks).

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17 km away, 40 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
N
12.8
15.9
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Tawharanui today?

The current surf forecast for Tawharanui at 11AM is: 1.2m 7s primary swell from a Northeast direction and 0.3m 9s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction, 0.2m 12s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 06:00am September 28). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 Sep)4.5ft (1.3m)7s
Afternoon (28 Sep)3.5ft (1.1m)6s
Evening (28 Sep)3.5ft (1.0m)6s

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

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Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
Monday
03
Tuesday
04
Wednesday
05
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
000000000000000000000000000000000111111123211200133434233112
Swell
Height Map
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.2
NE
1.2
NE
1.1
NE
0.9
NNE
1
NE
0.7
ENE
0.8
NNE
0.6
ENE
0.5
E
1
NNE
1.1
NNE
1
N
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.9
NNW
1.1
N
1
N
1.2
N
1.1
N
0.9
NNE
1
NNE
1
N
1.2
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.8
NNE
2.2
NE
2.1
NE
2.1
NNE
2
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.7
N
1.7
N
1.5
N
1.4
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.2
N
1
N
0.9
N
0.9
ENE
1.5
E
2.2
E
2.5
E
3
E
3
E
3
E
2.3
E
2.1
E
1.9
E
1.6
E
1.4
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
Period(s) (?)777766676896567766666665666677888888888888777856789988888888
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1841601311289167754446405160746055555485671049166715987190185254447452468441382294264285251368374279210204156967310597336684113413051164751601489338258185152129
Wind
(km/h)
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
30
NE
25
NE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
N
20
N
25
N
20
NNW
15
N
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
N
20
N
20
N
20
NNE
25
NE
25
NNE
25
NE
30
NE
30
ENE
40
ENE
40
ENE
40
NE
30
ENE
20
NNE
20
N
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
N
15
NNW
10
NNW
5
W
5
WSW
0
NE
5
NE
5
ENE
15
ESE
30
ESE
30
ESE
30
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
15
ESE
10
ESE
10
SE
10
ESE
5
SSE
5
SE
10
ESE
10
ESE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
onononononononcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
offglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
9:37AM
2.56
9:49PM
2.59
10:20AM
2.58
10:33PM
2.58
11:04AM
2.58
11:20PM
2.55
11:51AM
2.55
12:08AM
2.50
12:41PM
2.51
1:01AM
2.44
1:36PM
2.46
1:57AM
2.38
2:37PM
2.43
2:59AM
2.34
Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:31AM
0.57
3:50PM
0.53
4:13AM
0.52
4:32PM
0.53
4:56AM
0.50
5:18PM
0.56
5:41AM
0.52
6:08PM
0.62
6:30AM
0.55
7:05PM
0.68
7:25AM
0.61
8:07PM
0.73
8:25AM
0.66
9:11PM
0.74
9:31AM
0.69

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

Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
Monday
03
Tuesday
04
Wednesday
05
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Rain (mm)
--------------111214752224545119411----1----1211-------------
Temp. °C141515151515161616161617171716151616171615151615161515151515161616161718181716161515151717171614141414151515151414141414
Feels °C (?)810109101112121213131413141412141516151313141313111111119101012141516161514141414141817171489910121314131213131312
Sunrise--7:01-------7:01------6:58-------6:58-------6:56-------6:54-------6:52-------6:52--
Sunset-----7:21-------7:21-------7:22-------7:22-------7:23-------7:24-------7:25------

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