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Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 4.0

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Waimarama Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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Waimarama surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waimarama sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 17.0 min: 14.8 °C)
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Waimarama surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waimarama sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 17.0 min: 14.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Hawkes Bay

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off winds at Waimarama are now cross-shore so expect speed-bumps in the surf (light winds from the NW at Cape Kidnappers WXT 22 km from Waimarama).

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22 km away, 53 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
NW
19.7
16.0
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Waimarama today?

The current surf forecast for Waimarama at 2PM is: 0.5m 5s primary swell from a North-northeast direction and 0.2m 9s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction, 0.1m 14s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)0.5ft (0.2m)10s
Afternoon (11 May)1.5ft (0.5m)5s
Evening (11 May)0.5ft (0.2m)14s

Table - waves today at Waimarama. (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
0.5
NNE
0.5
NNE
0.2
S
1
NNE
0.6
NE
0.2
S
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
1.5
S
1.6
SSE
2.1
SSE
2.2
SSE
2.3
SE
2.3
SE
2.4
SE
2.2
SE
1.6
ESE
2.2
SE
2.2
ESE
2.4
ESE
1.9
E
2.5
E
3
E
3
E
2.5
E
2.5
E
2.2
ESE
2.1
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.7
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ENE
0.4
ENE
1.1
NNE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.7
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
E
0.9
ENE
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
1.5
NNE
0.7
E
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NNW
20
NNW
25
N
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
10
NW
20
SSW
35
SSW
35
SSW
30
SSE
30
SSE
25
SE
25
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
25
E
25
E
25
E
25
E
30
ENE
25
ENE
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
30
NE
35
NE
35
NE
35
NNE
35
NE
30
NE
20
N
10
WNW
25
W
25
W
20
W
15
W
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
N
20
N
15
N
15
NNE
20
N
25
SW
20
W
15
W
10
WNW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
10
NNW
5
NNE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononononononononcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
crossglass
5:36PM
1.37
5:55AM
1.35
6:20PM
1.39
6:40AM
1.34
7:04PM
1.41
7:25AM
1.34
7:47PM
1.41
8:09AM
1.32
8:30PM
1.41
8:52AM
1.31
9:13PM
1.40
9:34AM
1.29
9:55PM
1.39
10:16AM
1.28
11:22AM
0.25
11:47PM
0.27
12:05PM
0.24
12:33AM
0.26
12:49PM
0.24
1:18AM
0.25
1:32PM
0.24
2:03AM
0.25
2:15PM
0.26
2:46AM
0.26
2:57PM
0.27
3:29AM
0.27
3:38PM
0.28
4:12AM
0.28
4:20PM
0.29

Note: the tide data above is for Cray Bay which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waimarama.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waimarama blow from the SW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
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cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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