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Wainui Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Wainui Bay Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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Wainui Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Wainui Bay sea temperature is 18.3 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.1 min: 16.8 °C)
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Wainui Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Wainui Bay sea temperature is 18.3 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.3 max: 19.1 min: 16.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Northland

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Wainui Bay (fresh winds from the N at Kaeo Radar AWS 9 km from Wainui Bay).

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Actual: 54 min ago

Moderate
35 km/h
N
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Wainui Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Wainui Bay at 2PM is: 1.5m 6s primary swell from a North-northeast direction and 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a North direction, 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)4ft (1.2m)6s
Afternoon (11 May)5ft (1.5m)6s
Evening (11 May)4.5ft (1.3m)6s

Table - waves today at Wainui Bay. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(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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1.2
NNE
1
NE
1.5
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.3
N
1
NNE
1.6
NNW
1.2
N
0.9
N
0.7
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.9
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
1.5
N
2.1
N
2.5
NNW
1.9
N
1.7
N
1.6
N
1.2
NNE
1.2
N
0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
1.1
NNW
1
N
1.1
NNW
1.1
NNW
1.2
NNW
1.2
NNW
1.1
NNW
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
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25
N
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
15
WNW
10
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
10
SW
5
SW
5
SW
10
SSE
5
SSE
5
NNE
10
NNW
5
NW
5
W
5
SW
5
SE
5
E
10
ENE
15
NNE
20
N
35
NNW
40
NNW
35
NW
25
WNW
20
W
15
WSW
20
W
15
WSW
15
SW
5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
0
NNE
15
N
20
N
25
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NW
30
NW
35
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
W
10
W
15
W
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
NW
25
WNW
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
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cross-
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off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
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cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
7:26AM
1.98
7:56PM
2.01
8:04AM
1.98
8:35PM
2.03
8:41AM
1.97
9:12PM
2.04
9:17AM
1.96
9:47PM
2.04
9:54AM
1.94
10:24PM
2.03
10:34AM
1.91
11:02PM
2.01
11:15AM
1.88
11:43PM
1.98
12:00PM
1.85
1:32PM
0.50
1:52AM
0.62
2:10PM
0.50
2:29AM
0.63
2:47PM
0.50
3:06AM
0.65
3:22PM
0.52
3:44AM
0.66
3:58PM
0.55
4:24AM
0.67
4:35PM
0.58
5:07AM
0.69
5:16PM
0.62
5:51AM
0.70

Note: the tide data above is for Waiiti Bay, New Zealand which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Wainui Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Wainui Bay blow from the WSW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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