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Whangamata Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Whangamata Bar Surf Forecast / Coromandel / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Wednesday 12 May 2021 NZST
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Whangamata Bar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whangamata Bar sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 18.8 min: 16.0 °C)
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Whangamata Bar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whangamata Bar sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 18.8 min: 16.0 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Coromandel

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 15 km from Whangamata Bar has swung offshore (light winds from the W at Golden Valley WXT).

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Actual: 39 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
W
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Whangamata Bar today?

The current surf forecast for Whangamata Bar at 10AM is: 0.9m 6s primary swell from a North-northeast direction and 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 12). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)3ft (0.9m)6s
Afternoon (12 May)2.5ft (0.8m)6s
Evening (12 May)2.5ft (0.8m)6s

Table - waves today at Whangamata Bar. (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
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
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1.3
N
0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.6
NE
0.8
NNE
0.8
NNE
1.3
ESE
2.1
ESE
2
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.3
ESE
1
E
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
1
ESE
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
ESE
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
1
N
1.1
N
1.1
N
1
N
0.9
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.5
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
1.7
NNW
1.6
NNW
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
1.3
N
1
N
0.8
N
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
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15
NW
10
WNW
5
WNW
5
W
10
WSW
10
SSE
20
SE
25
SE
30
SE
30
SE
30
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
15
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
20
N
20
N
5
SW
5
WNW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
5
W
5
WSW
0
W
5
NNW
10
N
20
NNW
25
NW
25
WNW
30
W
25
WSW
20
W
20
WNW
25
W
20
WNW
15
WNW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
30
NW
25
WNW
25
WSW
25
WSW
25
W
25
W
25
W
15
W
15
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrossglassglasscross-
off
offoffoffoffglassglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoff
7:05AM
1.66
7:36PM
1.70
7:46AM
1.66
8:16PM
1.72
8:26AM
1.65
8:56PM
1.72
9:06AM
1.63
9:36PM
1.71
9:47AM
1.60
10:17PM
1.68
10:28AM
1.56
10:59PM
1.65
11:11AM
1.53
11:42PM
1.64
11:57AM
1.51
1:01AM
0.37
1:19PM
0.24
1:43AM
0.35
1:59PM
0.23
2:24AM
0.35
2:38PM
0.24
3:05AM
0.36
3:18PM
0.26
3:46AM
0.38
3:57PM
0.29
4:27AM
0.41
4:38PM
0.32
5:10AM
0.43
5:21PM
0.35
5:56AM
0.45

Note: the tide data above is for Clark Island which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whangamata Bar.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Whangamata Bar blow from the W

Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
moderate rain
moderate rain
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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