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Surf forecast for White Rock Point

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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the surf is likely to be good.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most surf spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) or in the opposite direction of the swell direction to make good surf conditions
  4. The dotted line is set wave face which is the predicted height of wave face as it breaks. The red line is period. This is the time between each set wave. You can see new swells are coming if this line jumps up, indicating a new pulse, or swell deterioration if the line drops. The swell height is the most important factor for surfing Fun surfable waves are normally in the height range between 0.8 - 2.0 m depending on your surfing abilities. The sea height includes both swell and sea chop. The greater the difference between this and swell height indicates a rougher/choppier sea.
  5. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  6. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 16:50 Friday 19 October (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Forecast updated at 16:50 Friday 19 October (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Fri 19 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h71.41.71.79SNW:46
10h92.22.42.915SN:68
16h92.62.83.415SNW:1517
22h92.62.73.315SNW:1517
High: 01:40 am (1.36 m); Low: 07:40 am (0.44 m); High: 02:00 pm (1.43 m); Low: 08:20 pm (0.41 m);
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Sat 20 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h92.22.42.914SNW:1519
10h81.92.12.513SNW:1417
16h81.71.92.212SNW:1317
22h81.61.72.112SNW:1114
High: 02:20 am (1.36 m); Low: 08:30 am (0.44 m); High: 02:40 pm (1.43 m); Low: 09:00 pm (0.41 m);
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Sun 21 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h81.31.51.812SNW:910
10h81.11.31.613SNW:56
16h81.01.21.413SSW:66
22h90.91.11.312SNE:34
High: 03:10 am (1.36 m); Low: 09:10 am (0.43 m); High: 03:20 pm (1.43 m); Low: 09:40 pm (0.39 m);
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Mon 22 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h90.91.11.210SN:34
10h90.91.11.210SNE:22
16h80.91.11.210SE:68
22h80.91.11.310SNE:78
High: 03:50 am (1.37 m); Low: 10:00 am (0.42 m); High: 04:10 pm (1.44 m); Low: 10:20 pm (0.37 m);
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Tue 23 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h80.91.11.29SN:56
10h80.81.01.29SN:34
16h80.81.01.19SNW:66
22h80.70.91.09WN:1012
High: 04:30 am (1.4 m); Low: 10:40 am (0.38 m); High: 04:50 pm (1.46 m); Low: 11:10 pm (0.35 m);
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Wed 24 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h70.60.80.99WNW:1721
10h70.50.70.812WNW:1721
16h50.50.60.813WNW:1721
22h40.40.60.712WNW:1823
High: 05:20 am (1.44 m); Low: 11:30 am (0.35 m); High: 05:40 pm (1.48 m); Low: 11:50 pm (0.32 m);
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Thu 25 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h30.30.50.613WNW:1821
10h20.30.40.513WNW:1619
16h20.20.40.413WS:1317

Forecast updated at 16:50 Friday 19 October (Pacific/Auckland local time)

Current sea temperature

White Rock Point sea temperature: 14°C

Recommended layers: 4/3 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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