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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 11 am Tuesday 20 Apr 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
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 17.7 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.0 min: 15.9 °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 17.7 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.0 min: 15.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Hawkes Bay

  1. weather stationWind Update The cross-on wind has turned onshore at Napier - The Gap (light winds from the ENE at Napier Airport 2 km from Napier - The Gap).

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Actual: 38 min ago

Light
13 km/h
ENE
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Napier - The Gap today?

The current surf forecast for Napier - The Gap at 2PM is: 0.1m 10s primary swell from a East direction and 0.1m 7s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.1m 2s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 11:00am April 20). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 18s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (20 Apr)0.5ft (0.1m)6s
Afternoon (20 Apr)0.5ft (0.1m)10s
Evening (20 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)4s

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
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
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E
0.2
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.4
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.5
E
1.7
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.4
NE
0.2
E
0.2
ENE
0.5
NE
0.6
NE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
1
ENE
1.2
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
E
1
E
1.1
E
1
E
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WNW
5
NE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
5
NE
10
NNE
5
N
5
W
5
SE
5
ESE
5
SE
5
WSW
5
W
5
SW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
E
10
E
5
NE
5
N
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
W
5
WNW
5
NE
10
ENE
15
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
5
W
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NW
5
NW
5
WNW
5
W
5
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
WNW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WSW
10
W
5
W
15
W
15
WSW
10
WNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
WNW
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on
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on
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on
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on
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on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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off
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11:28AM
1.45
11:47PM
1.52
12:14PM
1.42
12:38AM
1.51
1:05PM
1.42
1:30AM
1.53
1:59PM
1.45
2:22AM
1.58
2:54PM
1.51
3:16AM
1.64
3:49PM
1.60
4:12AM
1.71
4:44PM
1.70
5:08AM
1.79
5:41PM
1.80
5:35PM
0.40
6:10AM
0.36
6:23PM
0.37
6:59AM
0.31
7:14PM
0.32
7:49AM
0.26
8:09PM
0.27
8:40AM
0.21
9:06PM
0.21
9:34AM
0.17
10:03PM
0.15
10:30AM
0.13
10:58PM
0.09
11:27AM
0.10

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

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
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Sunday
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Monday
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Tuesday
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