Surf forecast for Stent Road

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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 22:53 Friday 31 October (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Forecast updated at 22:53 Friday 31 October (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Fri 31 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h13.94.24.715WW:2127
10h33.43.94.215WN:2735
16h23.23.83.915WW:2127
22h22.83.33.514SWSW:1519
Low: 10:50 pm (0.81 m);
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Sat 1 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h32.63.03.314SWSW:1216
10h52.83.03.615SWW:78
16h62.83.13.716SWN:912
22h62.73.03.615SWNW:912
High: 05:00 am (2.92 m); Low: 11:20 am (0.82 m); High: 05:40 pm (3.06 m);
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Sun 2 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h72.52.83.315SWN:1216
10h72.32.73.015SWNE:1823
16h62.12.72.714SWN:2025
22h52.23.03.011NWN:2633
Low: 12:00 am (0.77 m); High: 06:10 am (2.97 m); Low: 12:30 pm (0.77 m); High: 06:50 pm (3.14 m);
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Mon 3 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h32.53.33.39NWNW:1619
10h22.32.82.811WNW:1519
16h22.32.82.812WW:1619
22h32.73.13.313WW:912
Low: 01:10 am (0.65 m); High: 07:20 am (3.09 m); Low: 01:30 pm (0.65 m); High: 07:50 pm (3.26 m);
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Tue 4 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h63.33.54.014WSW:44
10h83.33.54.014WN:34
16h83.03.23.614WNW:78
22h92.73.03.313WSE:44
Low: 02:10 am (0.5 m); High: 08:20 am (3.25 m); Low: 02:30 pm (0.52 m); High: 08:40 pm (3.4 m);
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Wed 5 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h92.42.73.013SWNE:1114
10h92.22.52.712SWNE:1417
16h91.92.32.512SWSE:68
22h81.62.02.112SWE:1823
Low: 03:00 am (0.35 m); High: 09:10 am (3.4 m); Low: 03:20 pm (0.4 m); High: 09:30 pm (3.49 m);
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Thu 6 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h71.31.71.812SWSE:1417
10h61.01.31.411SSE:1823
16h50.91.21.311SWSE:1821

Forecast updated at 22:53 Friday 31 October (Pacific/Auckland local time)

Current sea temperature

Stent Road sea temperature: 15°C

Recommended layers: 4/3 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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06:1919:57

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Rating information for Surfing

10A green rating between 7 and 10 indicates good quality surf, based on a long swell period, little or no wind, and swell height greater than a metre. If the wind is quite strong, then it will be an offshore wind.
6An orange rating between 4 and 6 indicates reasonable surf conditions, although possibly affected by light-fair onshore winds, and a lower swell period e.g. 8-10 seconds.
1A red rating between 1 and 3 suggests poor conditions such as strong onshore winds, a low swell period and a small swell height, all of which can make surfing more difficult.
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