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Wharariki Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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Wharariki Beach Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 15 Apr 2021 NZST
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Wharariki Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Wharariki Beach sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.7 max: 18.1 min: 14.7 °C)
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Wharariki Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Wharariki Beach sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.7 max: 18.1 min: 14.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Wharariki Beach (light winds from the SW at Whanganui Inlet Weather NZ 9 km from Wharariki Beach).

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Actual: 59 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Wharariki Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Wharariki Beach at 4PM is: 1.5m 6s primary swell from a West direction and 0.5m 13s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 11:00am April 15). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 Apr)5.5ft (1.7m)9s
Afternoon (15 Apr)5ft (1.5m)6s
Evening (15 Apr)5.5ft (1.7m)7s

Table - waves today at Wharariki Beach. (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
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
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1.7
W
1.7
W
1.5
W
1.5
W
1.7
W
1.8
W
1.5
W
1.4
WNW
1.5
W
1.8
W
2
W
2.2
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.3
W
2.2
W
2.2
W
2.3
W
2.1
W
2
W
1.9
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
1.8
W
2
W
1.8
W
1.6
W
1.6
W
1.6
W
1.6
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.3
W
1.5
W
1.6
W
1.6
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
2.1
N
1.1
W
1
W
1
W
2.1
W
2.1
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
1.5
W
1.7
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
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40
WSW
40
W
35
W
40
W
40
W
40
W
35
W
30
W
40
W
45
W
45
W
45
W
45
WSW
45
WSW
35
WSW
25
WSW
15
SSE
5
NNW
30
WSW
30
SW
25
SW
30
SW
25
SW
40
WSW
35
WSW
40
WSW
50
WSW
45
WSW
40
WSW
45
WSW
40
W
35
W
40
W
40
W
40
W
35
W
25
WNW
15
WNW
10
N
10
ENE
25
NE
20
ENE
25
ESE
30
ESE
35
NNE
30
N
30
N
20
WSW
40
W
60
WSW
45
W
50
W
45
W
55
WSW
45
WSW
35
WSW
30
SW
5
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
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
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
onononcross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
11:52AM
3.08
12:11AM
3.07
12:26PM
2.96
12:46AM
2.95
1:02PM
2.81
1:25AM
2.81
1:43PM
2.65
2:10AM
2.66
2:33PM
2.51
3:06AM
2.54
3:38PM
2.41
4:15AM
2.50
4:54PM
2.41
5:30AM
2.57
6:01PM
0.32
6:20AM
0.43
6:35PM
0.44
6:56AM
0.56
7:11PM
0.59
7:36AM
0.71
7:54PM
0.75
8:24AM
0.86
8:46PM
0.88
9:25AM
0.96
9:52PM
0.96
10:39AM
0.96
11:08PM
0.94
11:53AM
0.84

Note: the tide data above is for Farewell Spit which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Wharariki Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Wharariki Beach blow from the S

Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
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