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Waimarie ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.6

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Waimarie Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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Waimarie surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waimarie sea temperature is 15.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.1 max: 16.6 min: 12.7 °C)
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Waimarie surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waimarie sea temperature is 15.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.1 max: 16.6 min: 12.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for West Coast South Island

  1. weather stationWind Update Previously calm conditions have become cross-shore at Waimarie (light winds from the N at Ghost Lake - Old Ghost Road 32 km from Waimarie).

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32 km away, 1 h 0 min ago

Light
13 km/h
N
10.3
15.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Waimarie today?

The current surf forecast for Waimarie at 1PM is: 1.1m 16s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.6m 11s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction, 2.2m 8s secondary swell from a Northwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)7ft (2.1m)7s
Afternoon (11 May)4.5ft (1.4m)16s
Evening (11 May)5ft (1.6m)14s

Table - waves today at Waimarie. (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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0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
2.1
NNW
2.2
NW
1.4
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.7
WSW
1.5
N
1.9
NNW
0.9
WSW
1.7
NNW
2.2
W
2
W
2
W
2.2
WNW
1.7
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
3
NNW
3.5
NW
4
WNW
3
NW
2.2
WSW
2.3
NW
2.5
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
3.5
WNW
4
WNW
4.5
WNW
4.5
WNW
4
WNW
3
W
3
W
3.5
W
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20
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNW
20
N
15
NNW
10
N
10
N
5
W
15
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
15
SE
10
SE
10
SE
10
SE
15
ESE
10
ESE
10
SE
5
SE
5
SSE
10
ESE
10
ESE
15
SE
10
ESE
10
ESE
5
ESE
5
NNE
5
N
10
ESE
20
ESE
10
ESE
15
N
25
W
30
W
30
WSW
25
WSW
20
SW
10
SSW
5
SE
10
E
15
ENE
20
NNE
25
NNE
30
N
30
NW
30
SW
30
SW
25
WSW
20
W
20
WSW
20
WNW
25
NW
35
NNW
40
NNW
45
NNW
15
W
20
W
10
WSW
15
WSW
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off
cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
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on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
10:08AM
2.91
10:28PM
2.92
10:43AM
2.92
11:02PM
2.93
11:18AM
2.89
11:37PM
2.89
11:54AM
2.83
12:13AM
2.83
12:31PM
2.74
12:51AM
2.74
1:11PM
2.64
1:33AM
2.65
1:55PM
2.54
2:20AM
2.56
4:01AM
0.40
4:18PM
0.32
4:36AM
0.36
4:52PM
0.32
5:11AM
0.37
5:27PM
0.35
5:46AM
0.41
6:03PM
0.42
6:23AM
0.48
6:40PM
0.51
7:02AM
0.57
7:20PM
0.61
7:46AM
0.67
8:05PM
0.71
8:35AM
0.74

Note: the tide data above is for Little Wanganui which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waimarie.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waimarie blow from the E

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