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Waikuku Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.7
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.4

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Waikuku Beach Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Waikuku Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waikuku Beach sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.6 max: 13.1 min: 9.8 °C)
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Waikuku Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waikuku Beach sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.6 max: 13.1 min: 9.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Waikuku Beach (calm at Rosedale 11 km from Waikuku Beach).

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Actual: 43 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
NW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Waikuku Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Waikuku Beach at 1PM is: 0.4m 8s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.1m 17s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.8m 4s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)2.5ft (0.7m)3s
Afternoon (11 May)2ft (0.6m)8s
Evening (11 May)0.5ft (0.1m)12s

Table - waves today at Waikuku Beach. (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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0.1
S
0.2
ENE
0.7
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.1
SE
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.4
SE
0.5
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.7
SE
0.7
SE
0.8
ESE
0.8
E
1.2
E
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.6
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.2
ENE
2
ENE
3
ENE
1.8
ENE
2.5
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1.1
ENE
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.4
SSE
0.6
ENE
0.5
E
0.4
ENE
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.4
E
0.5
E
0.4
S
1.1
SSE
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15
N
20
N
25
NNE
35
NW
35
NW
25
NW
35
SW
30
SW
25
SW
35
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
5
SSW
10
SE
5
SE
5
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
15
NNE
25
NE
30
NE
25
NE
20
NE
15
NNE
15
N
15
NNE
15
NNE
35
NE
35
NE
30
NE
25
NE
20
NE
20
NE
15
N
20
NNW
35
WNW
30
W
10
NW
10
W
10
NW
25
N
25
N
30
NNE
30
N
20
NNW
25
WSW
40
WSW
25
WSW
10
W
15
N
20
N
30
N
40
NW
45
NW
55
NW
55
NW
20
NW
15
NNW
5
SW
20
SW
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
4:17AM
1.77
4:42PM
1.82
5:01AM
1.75
5:25PM
1.83
5:45AM
1.73
6:10PM
1.82
6:30AM
1.70
6:55PM
1.81
7:16AM
1.67
7:40PM
1.79
8:02AM
1.64
8:25PM
1.77
8:47AM
1.62
9:10PM
1.76
9:32AM
1.61
10:28AM
0.33
10:54PM
0.37
11:10AM
0.34
11:39PM
0.37
11:53AM
0.35
12:25AM
0.39
12:37PM
0.38
1:11AM
0.41
1:22PM
0.40
1:57AM
0.43
2:07PM
0.43
2:43AM
0.45
2:51PM
0.45
3:28AM
0.46

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 Waikuku Beach blow from the WNW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
clear
cloudy
cloudy
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