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Waipatiki ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Waipatiki Surf Forecast / Hawkes Bay / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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Waipatiki surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waipatiki sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 17.1 min: 14.9 °C)
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Waipatiki surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waipatiki sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 17.1 min: 14.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Hawkes Bay

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Waipatiki (light winds from the N at Napier Airport 20 km from Waipatiki).

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20 km away, 46 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
N
19.6
16.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Waipatiki today?

The current surf forecast for Waipatiki at 10PM is: 0.1m 13s primary swell from a East direction and 0.1m 4s secondary swell from a Northeast direction, 0.1m 9s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)--
Afternoon (11 May)0.5ft (0.1m)16s
Evening (11 May)0.5ft (0.1m)13s

Table - waves today at Waipatiki. (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
Wed
19
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S
0.1
SE
0.1
E
0.1
SE
0.4
NE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.6
SSE
1.5
S
0.9
SSE
1.1
SE
1.3
SE
1.6
S
1.3
ESE
1.4
ESE
2.2
SE
1.2
ESE
1.1
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.4
SSE
1.2
S
1.2
ESE
1.1
ESE
1.1
ESE
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
1.1
E
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.7
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.3
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.4
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
E
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15
NW
15
NW
20
NNW
15
NW
10
NW
5
NW
20
S
15
SW
15
SSW
20
SSE
20
SE
15
SE
25
SE
5
ESE
15
SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
10
SE
10
ESE
5
ESE
5
SE
5
SSW
0
SSE
5
ENE
10
E
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
N
10
N
15
NE
15
NNE
10
WSW
15
W
15
WSW
15
W
10
WNW
10
NW
5
NW
5
NNW
0
ENE
5
ENE
10
N
15
NNW
15
NNE
15
NNE
25
NW
30
WNW
20
WNW
15
W
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
15
NW
20
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NW
5
WNW
10
W
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on
crosscrosscross-
on
onononcross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffglassglassglasscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
5:42PM
1.43
6:01AM
1.40
6:26PM
1.45
6:46AM
1.40
7:10PM
1.46
7:30AM
1.39
7:53PM
1.47
8:14AM
1.38
8:36PM
1.46
8:57AM
1.36
9:18PM
1.45
9:39AM
1.34
10:00PM
1.45
10:21AM
1.33
10:43PM
1.44
11:53PM
0.28
12:12PM
0.24
12:39AM
0.26
12:55PM
0.24
1:24AM
0.26
1:38PM
0.25
2:08AM
0.26
2:21PM
0.26
2:52AM
0.27
3:02PM
0.27
3:34AM
0.28
3:44PM
0.29
4:17AM
0.29
4:26PM
0.30

Note: the tide data above is for Aropaonui which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waipatiki.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waipatiki blow from the NW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
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