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Waiwakaiho Surf Forecast / Taranaki / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 29 Nov 2022 NZDT
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Waiwakaiho surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waiwakaiho sea temperature is 18.0 °C (Statistics for 29 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 17.5 min: 14.5 °C)
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Waiwakaiho surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waiwakaiho sea temperature is 18.0 °C (Statistics for 29 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 17.5 min: 14.5 °C)

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1 h 23 min ago

Moderate
35 km/h
N
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Waiwakaiho today?

The current surf forecast for Waiwakaiho at 12AM is: 1.8m 7s primary swell from a Northwest direction and 0.6m 14s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction, 0.3m 18s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm November 29). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (30 Nov)3ft (0.9m)15s
Afternoon (30 Nov)3.5ft (1.1m)14s
Evening (30 Nov)10ft (3.0m)8s

Table - waves today at Waiwakaiho. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Tuesday
29
Wednesday
30
Thursday
01
Friday
02
Saturday
03
Sunday
04
Monday
05
Tuesday
06
Wed
07
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.87.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.93.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.111.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.117.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.135.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.141.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.159.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.165.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
SW
1.4
NW
0.6
WSW
1.9
NW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.1
WSW
2.1
WNW
2.5
W
3
W
3.5
W
4.5
W
4
W
3.5
W
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.2
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.8
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
2
WSW
1.3
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.7
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.4
WSW
Period(s) (?)1261471616151488810131312121211111010101588881414181717161616151514141413888777131312121213131414148913
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)14013315731442339237647248183011762600608549673925343529662574240019301450101027016658786594574921144255224652505200820231743162013371159155657817606086876124754133102869007157158269659806535304805336311949
Wind
(km/h)
25
N
25
N
25
N
25
NNW
25
NW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
W
30
WSW
30
W
35
W
25
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
25
SW
30
WSW
35
WSW
35
SW
35
SW
30
SW
25
SW
30
SW
30
SW
30
SW
30
SW
20
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
W
25
WSW
20
SW
15
SSW
10
SSW
15
WSW
25
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
25
SW
25
SW
25
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
W
25
W
30
W
30
W
30
WSW
25
SW
10
SSE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:43PM
2.94
3:15AM
2.64
3:48PM
2.81
4:26AM
2.54
4:58PM
2.72
5:40AM
2.52
6:07PM
2.70
6:48AM
2.58
7:09PM
2.72
7:46AM
2.68
8:03PM
2.76
8:35AM
2.79
8:50PM
2.80
9:19AM
2.88
9:32PM
2.84
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:11PM
0.45
9:32AM
0.52
10:18PM
0.53
10:40AM
0.62
11:26PM
0.56
11:49AM
0.65
12:30AM
0.53
12:54PM
0.63
1:28AM
0.46
1:52PM
0.57
2:18AM
0.40
2:43PM
0.50
3:04AM
0.34
3:28PM
0.45

Note: the tide data above is for New Plymouth which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waiwakaiho.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waiwakaiho blow from the SE

Tuesday
29
Wednesday
30
Thursday
01
Friday
02
Saturday
03
Sunday
04
Monday
05
Tuesday
06
Wed
07
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C171617161717171615141314141415151615141414141516171613121112151718171211131415151615151415151616161513131315181816161412
Feels °C (?)141314131415151210761011111098888988910121086711131212991010109108981011111010989101314131211910
Sunrise-----5:52-------5:52-------5:50-------5:50-------5:50-------5:50-------5:50------
Sunset-8:30-------8:30-------8:31-------8:32-------8:34-------8:35-------8:36-------8:37--

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