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Waitarere ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Waitarere Surf Forecast / Wanganui-Manawatu / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Thursday 06 May 2021 NZST
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Waitarere surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waitarere sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.6 max: 16.7 min: 14.7 °C)
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Waitarere surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waitarere sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.6 max: 16.7 min: 14.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Wanganui-Manawatu

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Waitarere (calm at Otaki 22 km from Waitarere).

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22 km away, 53 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
NW
11.0
16.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Waitarere today?

The current surf forecast for Waitarere at 8PM is: 0.4m 15s primary swell from a West direction and 0.6m 6s secondary swell from a West direction, 0.5m 6s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction, 0.2m 3s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 06). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)--
Afternoon (06 May)3ft (0.9m)7s
Evening (06 May)1.5ft (0.4m)15s

Table - waves today at Waitarere. (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
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Fri
14
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0.9
WNW
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
1.1
NW
1.3
NW
1.4
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.7
NW
1.8
NW
1.7
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
NW
1.2
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
NW
1.1
NW
1.2
NW
1.3
WNW
1.4
NW
1.6
NW
1.9
NW
2.2
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.4
NW
2.1
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
0.5
NW
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
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SW
10
SSE
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
E
15
E
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
E
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
N
5
NNW
5
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNE
10
N
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
20
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
N
10
NE
10
NNE
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
N
15
N
15
N
15
N
20
N
20
N
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NW
20
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
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off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on
6:08PM
1.90
6:30AM
2.01
7:03PM
1.98
7:17AM
2.07
7:48PM
2.07
7:58AM
2.14
8:26PM
2.16
8:35AM
2.19
9:01PM
2.24
9:10AM
2.22
9:33PM
2.29
9:43AM
2.24
10:05PM
2.31
10:16AM
2.24
10:36PM
2.31
12:37PM
0.63
12:59AM
0.62
1:32PM
0.53
1:52AM
0.51
2:16PM
0.42
2:35AM
0.41
2:55PM
0.33
3:13AM
0.34
3:30PM
0.27
3:48AM
0.30
4:04PM
0.25
4:21AM
0.30
4:36PM
0.25
4:54AM
0.33
5:09PM
0.29

Note: the tide data above is for Manawatu River Entrance, New Zealand which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waitarere.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waitarere blow from the E

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Fri
14
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
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rain showers
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light rain
cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
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