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Napier - The Gap ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.7

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Napier - The Gap Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Saturday 27 Feb 2021 NZDT
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Napier - The Gap surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Napier - The Gap sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 20.8 min: 17.3 °C)
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Napier - The Gap surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Napier - The Gap sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 20.8 min: 17.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Hawkes Bay

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Napier - The Gap (light winds from the SW at Napier Airport 2 km from Napier - The Gap). 0.9m 9 s period swell from E with an additional 0.7m 14 s period swell from ESE

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1 h 4 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Napier - The Gap today?

The current surf forecast for Napier - The Gap at 3AM is: 0.6m 14s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.8m 9s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 12:00am February 27). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)4ft (1.2m)13s
Afternoon (27 Feb)4.5ft (1.3m)12s
Evening (27 Feb)5ft (1.5m)12s

Table - waves today at Napier - The Gap. (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
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM
11233323444442223333311
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
0.7
E
0.4
ESE
0.6
ESE
1.1
E
1.2
E
1.3
E
1.3
ESE
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.3
ESE
1.5
E
1.4
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.3
E
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10
NE
5
N
5
NW
5
W
0
E
15
E
15
E
15
ENE
10
ENE
5
NW
5
WNW
5
W
0
E
15
E
15
E
15
ENE
10
ENE
10
NE
5
NNE
5
WNW
5
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
oncross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
6:12AM
1.63
6:41PM
1.53
7:05AM
1.68
7:35PM
1.59
7:57AM
1.74
12:01AM
0.21
12:33PM
0.20
12:51AM
0.13
1:25PM
0.13
1:41AM
0.07
2:17PM
0.08

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

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
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