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Surf forecast for Bethells Beach

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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 19:02 Monday 23 July (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Forecast updated at 19:02 Monday 23 July (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Mon 23 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h52.72.83.515SWW:1114
9h52.52.73.215SWSW:912
15h52.32.63.013SWSW:810
21h72.22.42.813SWW:44
High: 06:00 am (2.6 m); Low: 12:10 pm (0.84 m); High: 06:40 pm (2.63 m);
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Tue 24 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h72.12.32.612SWW:44
9h81.92.12.412SWSW:22
15h71.71.92.212SWW:78
21h71.51.72.011SWW:56
Low: 12:50 am (0.96 m); High: 07:00 am (2.6 m); Low: 01:10 pm (0.81 m); High: 07:30 pm (2.7 m);
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Wed 25 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h61.41.71.811SWW:810
9h41.41.91.911SWW:1012
15h31.52.02.419SWW:1216
21h31.72.02.719SWW:1214
Low: 01:40 am (0.9 m); High: 07:50 am (2.64 m); Low: 02:00 pm (0.76 m); High: 08:20 pm (2.78 m);
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Thu 26 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h31.92.22.919SWW:1417
9h32.02.33.018SWW:1417
15h32.12.33.018SWW:1517
21h42.02.22.917SWSW:910
Low: 02:30 am (0.83 m); High: 08:40 am (2.69 m); Low: 02:50 pm (0.7 m); High: 09:10 pm (2.85 m);
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Fri 27 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h51.92.12.817SWW:910
9h61.92.12.716SWSW:810
15h52.02.22.816SWSW:1114
21h52.12.32.916SWSW:810
Low: 03:20 am (0.77 m); High: 09:20 am (2.74 m); Low: 03:30 pm (0.66 m); High: 09:40 pm (2.91 m);
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Sat 28 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h62.22.43.015SWSW:810
9h62.32.53.115SWW:78
15h62.42.63.215SWNW:910
21h72.42.53.115SWN:912
Low: 03:50 am (0.7 m); High: 10:00 am (2.78 m); Low: 04:00 pm (0.61 m); High: 10:20 pm (2.95 m);
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Sun 29 JulRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h72.22.42.914SWN:1114
9h72.02.22.613SWN:1417
15h42.02.42.410WNW:2227

Forecast updated at 19:02 Monday 23 July (Pacific/Auckland local time)

Current sea temperature

Bethells Beach sea temperature: 15°C

Recommended layers: 4/3 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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07:3017:26