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The Box ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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The Box Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Monday 01 Mar 2021 NZDT
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The Box surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Box sea temperature is 20.4 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.6 min: 19.3 °C)
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The Box surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Box sea temperature is 20.4 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.6 min: 19.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at The Box (light winds from the NE at Kaitaia Hospital AWS 21 km from The Box). 1.8m swell from SW too big with an additional 1.4m 12 s period swell from WSW

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21 km away, 52 min ago

Light
13 km/h
NE
21.1
20.4
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at The Box today?

The current surf forecast for The Box at 12PM is: 1.9m 20s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 1.3m 12s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am March 01). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)5.5ft (1.7m)20s
Afternoon (01 Mar)7ft (2.1m)20s
Evening (01 Mar)8ft (2.4m)19s

Table - waves today at The Box. (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
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
55544444664000000000022
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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
SW
1.5
SW
1.7
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.2
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
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147319092368304433803526386037783698346038693663355032692311210917591651147412351118966833
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NW
5
NW
15
NNW
25
NW
25
NW
25
NW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
20
NW
25
NW
30
NW
25
NW
20
NNW
15
N
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross
11:54AM
3.88
12:15AM
3.73
12:34PM
3.85
12:57AM
3.67
1:17PM
3.71
5:45AM
0.14
6:10PM
0.12
6:26AM
0.16
6:54PM
0.16
7:10AM
0.28
7:39PM
0.30

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

Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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