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Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Waipapa Bay Surf Forecast / Kaikoura and Marlborough / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Sunday 09 May 2021 NZST
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Waipapa Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waipapa Bay sea temperature is 14.3 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.9 max: 14.7 min: 11.1 °C)
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Waipapa Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waipapa Bay sea temperature is 14.3 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.9 max: 14.7 min: 11.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Kaikoura and Marlborough

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Waipapa Bay (light winds from the NNE at Kaikoura 25 km from Waipapa Bay).

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25 km away, 1 h 16 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NNE
19.7
14.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Waipapa Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Waipapa Bay at 5PM is: 0.4m 9s primary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 09). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 6s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.1m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)1.5ft (0.5m)9s
Afternoon (09 May)1ft (0.3m)15s
Evening (09 May)0.5ft (0.2m)15s

Table - waves today at Waipapa Bay. (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
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
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0.5
S
0.5
S
0.3
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
S
0.5
NE
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
ENE
0.2
S
0.2
SSE
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
2.3
S
2.5
SSW
2.3
S
2.3
S
2
S
2.1
S
1.5
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.1
SSE
1
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.3
S
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
1.2
NE
0.3
E
0.4
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
1.7
S
1.4
S
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20
NNW
15
N
15
NNW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
SW
5
SW
5
W
10
NNE
5
ENE
0
S
5
NNW
5
NW
10
N
20
N
25
N
15
N
10
NNW
5
N
10
WNW
10
W
35
SSW
30
S
25
SW
25
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
WNW
5
NW
5
ENE
10
ENE
10
NNE
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
N
10
N
10
NE
15
NE
15
N
15
N
15
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
20
N
20
NNW
5
WNW
30
SSW
20
SSW
5
ESE
10
NE
15
NE
15
NE
5
NNW
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffglassglassglasscross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
onglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off
3:19PM
1.41
3:38AM
1.40
4:03PM
1.42
4:22AM
1.38
4:47PM
1.43
5:07AM
1.36
5:31PM
1.44
5:52AM
1.35
6:16PM
1.45
6:38AM
1.33
7:01PM
1.44
7:24AM
1.31
7:46PM
1.44
8:10AM
1.29
9:07AM
0.23
9:28PM
0.26
9:49AM
0.24
10:14PM
0.27
10:32AM
0.25
11:00PM
0.27
11:15AM
0.26
11:47PM
0.27
11:59AM
0.26
12:33AM
0.27
12:43PM
0.28
1:20AM
0.28
1:28PM
0.29
2:05AM
0.29
2:12PM
0.31

Note: the tide data above is for Blue Duck Stream which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waipapa Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waipapa Bay blow from the N

Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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