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The Bluff-South Side ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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The Bluff-South Side Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
The Bluff-South Side surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Bluff-South Side sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.1 min: 16.9 °C)
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The Bluff-South Side surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Bluff-South Side sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.1 min: 16.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at The Bluff-South Side (fresh winds from the N at Cape Reinga 35 km from The Bluff-South Side).

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35 km away, 1 h 17 min ago

Moderate
33 km/h
N
17.7
18.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at The Bluff-South Side today?

The current surf forecast for The Bluff-South Side at 10PM is: 1.5m 16s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 11). An open ocean swell of 1.1m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)--
Afternoon (11 May)4.5ft (1.3m)16s
Evening (11 May)4.5ft (1.3m)16s

Table - waves today at The Bluff-South Side. (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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
0.8
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.7
SW
1.4
SW
2.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2.3
SW
2.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
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25
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
20
WNW
15
W
10
W
15
W
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SSW
15
S
20
S
15
SSW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
10
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
20
NE
20
NE
20
NE
25
NE
30
NNE
35
N
30
WNW
25
WSW
25
WSW
25
SW
25
SSW
20
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
E
10
NE
15
NE
20
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
30
NNW
40
NW
35
W
30
W
25
W
20
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
10
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
30
WSW
40
WSW
40
SW
40
SW
35
SW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glassoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcrosscrosscrosscrosscrossononononon
8:51PM
2.26
9:00AM
2.21
9:26PM
2.28
9:36AM
2.20
10:02PM
2.28
10:11AM
2.16
10:39PM
2.25
10:48AM
2.10
11:17PM
2.19
11:27AM
2.03
11:57PM
2.13
12:09PM
1.95
12:42AM
2.06
12:58PM
1.88
2:57AM
0.35
3:11PM
0.20
3:34AM
0.35
3:46PM
0.21
4:10AM
0.37
4:22PM
0.25
4:47AM
0.41
4:58PM
0.30
5:26AM
0.47
5:37PM
0.38
6:09AM
0.54
6:20PM
0.45
6:56AM
0.60
7:09PM
0.52

Note: the tide data above is for The Bluff-North Side which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Bluff-South Side.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Bluff-South Side blow from the NE

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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