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Waihua Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Waihua surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waihua sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 17.5 min: 15.1 °C)
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Waihua surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waihua sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 17.5 min: 15.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Waihua (moderate winds from the NW at Wairoa Aero AWS 13 km from Waihua).

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Actual: 57 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
NW
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Waihua today?

The current surf forecast for Waihua at 1PM is: 0.2m 9s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.1m 16s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)0.5ft (0.2m)10s
Afternoon (11 May)0.5ft (0.2m)9s
Evening (11 May)0.5ft (0.2m)9s

Table - waves today at Waihua. (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
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SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.1
S
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.4
S
0.9
S
1.1
S
1.3
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.9
SSE
2.1
SE
2.2
SE
2.2
SE
2.1
SE
2
SE
2.1
SE
1.7
SE
2.5
ESE
3
ESE
0.6
S
0.5
S
2.2
ESE
2
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.5
ESE
0.2
S
1.3
ESE
0.2
S
0.2
S
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.4
SE
0.2
S
0.2
ESE
0.1
S
0.4
ESE
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
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N
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
20
SSE
20
SSW
15
SW
15
SSE
15
SE
20
SE
15
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
15
SE
10
E
20
E
20
E
20
SE
10
WNW
20
WSW
20
W
15
WSW
5
SW
5
N
10
N
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NNW
15
NW
20
WNW
20
NW
15
WNW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
N
20
NNW
30
NW
30
WNW
15
W
20
W
15
WSW
10
WNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
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off
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on
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on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
5:17AM
1.40
5:43PM
1.43
6:02AM
1.40
6:27PM
1.45
6:46AM
1.40
7:10PM
1.47
7:31AM
1.39
7:54PM
1.47
8:15AM
1.38
8:36PM
1.47
8:58AM
1.36
9:19PM
1.46
9:40AM
1.34
10:01PM
1.45
10:22AM
1.33
11:29AM
0.25
11:54PM
0.28
12:12PM
0.24
12:39AM
0.26
12:55PM
0.24
1:24AM
0.25
1:38PM
0.25
2:09AM
0.26
2:21PM
0.26
2:52AM
0.27
3:03PM
0.27
3:35AM
0.28
3:44PM
0.29
4:17AM
0.29

Note: the tide data above is for Mohaka River Mouth which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waihua.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waihua blow from the NW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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cloudy
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cloudy
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cloudy
light rain
light rain
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light rain
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light rain
light rain
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rain showers
light rain
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cloudy
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
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clear
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clear
clear
clear
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