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Whangara ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.7

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Whangara Surf Forecast / Gisborne and Mahia / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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Whangara surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whangara sea temperature is 17.1 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.3 min: 15.4 °C)
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Whangara surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whangara sea temperature is 17.1 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.3 min: 15.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gisborne and Mahia

  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become cross-off at Blacks Reef (moderate winds from the NW at Mahia Radar AWS 14 km from Blacks Reef).

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22 km away, 1 h 11 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
NW
21.0
17.1
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Whangara today?

The current surf forecast for Whangara at 12PM is: 0.3m 9s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.1m 17s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)1ft (0.3m)9s
Afternoon (11 May)0.5ft (0.2m)16s
Evening (11 May)3.5ft (1.0m)6s

Table - waves today at Whangara. (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
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0.3
SSE
0.5
N
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.2
S
1
NNE
1
N
0.2
SSE
0.2
S
0.1
SE
0.8
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.6
NNE
1.2
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.9
SSE
2.1
SSE
2.4
SSE
2.5
SE
2.5
SE
2.5
SE
3
ESE
2.3
E
2.5
ENE
3
E
3
E
2.3
ESE
2.2
ESE
2.1
ESE
2
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.3
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.2
NNE
1.1
NNE
1
NNE
0.8
ESE
0.7
SE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.6
ENE
1.1
N
0.8
ENE
0.7
E
0.9
ENE
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
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10
NW
10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NW
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
NW
25
SSW
25
SW
15
SW
25
SE
25
SE
25
ESE
25
ESE
30
ESE
20
SE
30
ESE
30
ESE
10
ENE
5
NW
10
WNW
15
W
15
WNW
15
W
5
W
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNE
15
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
15
N
20
NNE
20
NNW
25
NW
25
W
20
WSW
15
SW
5
E
15
NW
10
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
N
15
NW
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
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off
off
5:33AM
1.37
6:01PM
1.38
6:17AM
1.37
6:44PM
1.41
7:01AM
1.37
7:27PM
1.42
7:44AM
1.37
8:09PM
1.43
8:27AM
1.36
8:51PM
1.43
9:09AM
1.34
9:33PM
1.41
9:51AM
1.32
10:14PM
1.40
10:32AM
1.30
11:47AM
0.24
12:10AM
0.29
12:29PM
0.23
12:55AM
0.27
1:12PM
0.22
1:39AM
0.26
1:54PM
0.23
2:22AM
0.26
2:35PM
0.24
3:04AM
0.27
3:16PM
0.25
3:47AM
0.29
3:57PM
0.27
4:29AM
0.30

Note: the tide data above is for Pouawa Beach which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whangara.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Whangara blow from the NW

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