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 10:12 Tuesday 29 July (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Forecast updated at 10:12 Tuesday 29 July (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Tue 29 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h61.51.72.419SWN:1420
9h61.82.02.719WN:1621
15h62.12.83.018WN:2531
21h52.32.93.217SWNW:1115
Low: 05:10 am (0.69 m); High: 11:10 am (3.09 m); Low: 05:20 pm (0.65 m); High: 11:30 pm (3.24 m);
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Wed 30 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h62.12.53.016SWNW:811
9h62.02.42.815SWNW:1014
15h61.92.42.715SWN:1619
21h51.82.32.514SWNW:1722
Low: 05:40 am (0.68 m); High: 11:40 am (3.08 m); Low: 05:50 pm (0.67 m);
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Thu 31 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h41.82.62.614SWNW:2029
9h42.22.82.914SWNW:1420
15h43.03.44.017WNW:1216
21h54.04.25.017WNW:1120
High: 12:00 am (3.21 m); Low: 06:20 am (0.7 m); High: 12:20 pm (3.05 m);
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Fri 1 AugRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h64.34.55.317WN:1221
9h64.14.35.016WN:1519
15h63.63.94.516WN:1824
21h63.13.54.015WN:1728
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Sat 2 AugRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h52.93.43.815WN:1931
9h53.03.63.916WN:2337
15h53.64.24.516WN:2431
21h54.04.74.915WN:2742
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Sun 3 AugRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h64.65.35.411NWW:611
9h84.14.64.913NWSE:913
15h83.84.04.716SWSE:1319
21h83.73.94.717WSE:2231
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Mon 4 AugRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h83.43.64.417WSE:2026
9h73.13.34.016SWS:1721
15h62.83.03.615SWS:1517

Forecast updated at 10:12 Tuesday 29 July (Pacific/Auckland local time)

Current sea temperature

Stent Road sea temperature: 14°C

Recommended layers: 4/3 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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07:3417:27

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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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