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Waikawau Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Waikawau Bay Surf Forecast / Coromandel / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Monday 17 May 2021 NZST
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Waikawau Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waikawau Bay sea temperature is 18.6 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.4 min: 15.6 °C)
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Waikawau Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waikawau Bay sea temperature is 18.6 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.4 min: 15.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 22 km from Waikawau Bay has swung offshore (moderate winds from the W at Great Mercury Is AWS).

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22 km away, 44 min ago

Moderate
28 km/h
W
18.4
18.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Waikawau Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Waikawau Bay at 12PM is: 0.9m 11s primary swell from a East direction and 0.5m 6s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 17). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 May)3ft (0.9m)11s
Afternoon (17 May)3ft (0.9m)11s
Evening (17 May)2.5ft (0.7m)11s

Table - waves today at Waikawau Bay. (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
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.7
NNE
0.8
NNE
1
N
0.8
N
0.6
N
0.5
N
0.4
ENE
0.4
NE
0.3
ENE
0.4
NE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.4
NE
1.5
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.1
E
0.9
ESE
0.5
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.9
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
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10
NE
10
NE
10
NW
25
WNW
35
W
30
W
25
W
25
W
25
W
30
WNW
30
WNW
35
W
35
SW
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
SW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SW
10
SW
15
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
15
SW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
15
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
30
SE
30
SE
30
SE
30
SE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
crosscross
10:35AM
1.73
11:05PM
1.84
11:18AM
1.69
11:49PM
1.81
12:06PM
1.67
12:37AM
1.81
12:58PM
1.67
1:28AM
1.83
1:55PM
1.70
2:22AM
1.87
2:55PM
1.76
3:19AM
1.93
3:54PM
1.85
4:15AM
2.00
4:34AM
0.43
4:45PM
0.35
5:17AM
0.46
5:28PM
0.38
6:04AM
0.48
6:15PM
0.41
6:54AM
0.47
7:06PM
0.42
7:48AM
0.42
8:02PM
0.40
8:44AM
0.35
9:01PM
0.36
9:41AM
0.25
10:01PM
0.30
10:36AM
0.14

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waikawau Bay blow from the W

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
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partially cloudy
thunderstorm
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
rain showers
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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