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TheFences ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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TheFences Surf Forecast / Wanganui-Manawatu / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Sunday 07 Mar 2021 NZDT
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TheFences surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's TheFences sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 07 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.7 max: 19.9 min: 17.2 °C)
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TheFences surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's TheFences sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 07 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.7 max: 19.9 min: 17.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Wanganui-Manawatu

  1. weather stationWind Update Light wind has turned cross-on at TheFences (light winds from the W at Rapanui 21 km from TheFences). 2.3m 7 s period wind swell from WNW

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21 km away, 57 min ago

Light
13 km/h
W
22.6
19.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at TheFences today?

The current surf forecast for TheFences at 1PM is: 1.1m 14s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.1m 12s secondary swell from a Northwest direction, 2.2m 7s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am March 07). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (07 Mar)4ft (1.2m)15s
Afternoon (07 Mar)7ft (2.1m)7s
Evening (07 Mar)10ft (3.0m)8s

Table - waves today at TheFences. (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
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
42000000000211112100000
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
2.2
W
2.4
W
3.5
W
4
W
3.5
W
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.4
W
1.1
W
0.9
WSW
0.8
W
1
W
1.1
W
1
W
151515147789999998888887856
7467166105154605731378213021821889150299356042238636823914294661366559
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
30
WNW
30
WNW
30
WNW
30
W
35
W
30
W
25
W
25
WSW
15
W
20
W
15
W
15
WNW
15
NW
15
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
NW
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross
4:49AM
1.97
5:30PM
1.86
6:21AM
1.87
7:13PM
1.81
7:59AM
1.92
8:39PM
1.92
11:11AM
0.73
11:53PM
0.78
12:51PM
0.80
1:33AM
0.78
2:23PM
0.71

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

Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
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thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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