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Waipaoa River ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Waipaoa River Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Thursday 06 May 2021 NZST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Waipaoa River surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waipaoa River sea temperature is 16.9 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.2 max: 18.3 min: 15.8 °C)
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Waipaoa River surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waipaoa River sea temperature is 16.9 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.2 max: 18.3 min: 15.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gisborne and Mahia

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Waipaoa River (light winds from the ESE at Gisborne Airport 8 km from Waipaoa River).

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1 h 19 min ago

Light
9 km/h
ESE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Waipaoa River today?

The current surf forecast for Waipaoa River at 7PM is: 0.9m 15s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.4m 13s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 06). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)--
Afternoon (06 May)3ft (0.9m)15s
Evening (06 May)3ft (0.9m)15s

Table - waves today at Waipaoa River. (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
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Fri
14
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SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.6
S
0.8
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
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SSE
10
SSW
5
W
5
WNW
5
W
10
SSW
10
ESE
10
SE
10
ESE
5
E
10
ENE
10
N
10
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
15
NW
10
NW
15
NW
5
NW
10
NE
5
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
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on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
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
glasscross-
on
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-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
2:18AM
1.45
2:49PM
1.35
3:10AM
1.41
3:41PM
1.34
3:59AM
1.39
4:29PM
1.35
4:46AM
1.38
5:15PM
1.37
5:31AM
1.38
5:59PM
1.40
6:15AM
1.38
6:43PM
1.42
6:59AM
1.38
7:25PM
1.44
8:02PM
0.26
8:38AM
0.24
8:55PM
0.30
9:28AM
0.26
9:47PM
0.32
10:16AM
0.27
10:36PM
0.32
11:01AM
0.26
11:23PM
0.31
11:44AM
0.25
12:09AM
0.29
12:27PM
0.24
12:54AM
0.28
1:09PM
0.23

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

Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
08
Sunday
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Monday
10
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Fri
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