Sponge Bay Surf Report and Forecast

Today's Tide - Sponge Bay Time Times for Sponge Bay
Low 1:35AM 2.23ft
High 7:35AM 5.84ft
Low 1:41PM 1.9ft
High 7:57PM 6.1ft
First Light 6:42AM
Sunrise 7:11AM
Sunset 5:17PM
Last Light 5:46PM

Tide Location Gisborne, New Zealand - 3.21km away Help

About Sponge Bay

Sponge Bay despite its name, is not a bodyboarder heaven but a mediocre beach that wouldn’t be mentioned if it were not the access to Gisborne’s best wave: Tuamotu Island!

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Surf Forecasting help for Sponge Bay

A detailed long range Sponge Bay Surf forecast, surf report and (where available) surf webcams. This surf forecast will be useful for both Sponge Bay and nearby surf spots in the New Zealand area. The information here is carefully calibrated and checked, please do read the surf forecasting help information first which will give you a good idea how to start interpreting this information.

Hourly Surf Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather Prob.
Tue 07/29 12am 3-5ft 4ft 10s 164.16° 4ft 10s   8 10 mph Clear 42°f 100%
3am 3-5ft 4ft 11s 162.84° 3.5ft 10s   8 11 mph Clear 40°f 100%
Tue 07/29 6am 3-5ft 3.5ft 11s 162.33° 3ft 10s 1.1ft 3s 10 13 mph Clear 38°f 100%
9am 3-4ft 3.5ft 11s 163.07° 3ft 9s 1.5ft 3s 11 20 mph Cloudy 47°f 100%
Noon 3-4ft 3.5ft 11s 162.64° 3ft 10s 1.8ft 3s 13 20 mph Mostly Cloudy 56°f 100%
3pm 3-4ft 3.5ft 11s 160.2° 2.5ft 10s 1.9ft 3s 15 22 mph Mostly Cloudy 58°f 100%
6pm 3-4ft 3.5ft 10s 160.22° 2.5ft 10s 2.5ft 4s 12 29 mph Mostly Cloudy 47°f 100%
9pm 3-4ft 3ft 10s 161.17° 2ft 10s 2.5ft 4s 13 32 mph Mostly Cloudy 48°f 100%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
Low 1:35AM 2.23ft
High 7:35AM 5.84ft
Low 1:41PM 1.9ft
High 7:57PM 6.1ft
First Light 6:42AM
Sunrise 7:11AM
Sunset 5:17PM
Last Light 5:46PM
Wed 07/30 12am 2-4ft 3ft 10s 162.23° 1.8ft 9s 2.5ft 4s 11 29 mph Mostly Cloudy 49°f 100%
3am 2-4ft 2.5ft 10s 162.31° 1.7ft 9s 3ft 4s 10 28 mph Overcast 51°f 100%
Wed 07/30 6am 2-3ft 2.5ft 10s 162.11° 1.5ft 9s 4ft 5s 10 25 mph Overcast 53°f 95%
9am 2-3ft 2ft 10s 161.79° 1.3ft 9s 4.5ft 5s 7 19 mph Drizzle 55°f 95%
Noon 2-3ft 2ft 10s 161.2° 1.2ft 9s 4.5ft 7s 16 24 mph Sunny 61°f 100%
3pm 2-3ft 1.8ft 10s 160.82° 1ft 9s 4.5ft 6s 16 24 mph Sunny 61°f 100%
6pm 2ft 1.6ft 10s 160.68° 0.9ft 9s 4ft 6s 11 25 mph Clear 53°f 100%
9pm 1-2ft 1.5ft 10s 160.32° 0.8ft 9s 3.5ft 6s 12 30 mph Clear 53°f 100%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
Low 2:15AM 2.1ft
High 8:16AM 5.94ft
Low 2:22PM 1.87ft
High 8:36PM 6.2ft
First Light 6:41AM
Sunrise 7:10AM
Sunset 5:18PM
Last Light 5:46PM
Thu 07/31 12am 1-2ft 1.4ft 10s 159.53° 0.7ft 11s 3.5ft 6s 13 35 mph Mostly Clear 51°f 100%
3am 1-2ft 1.1ft 9s 160.62° 3ft 4s 1.7ft 6s 17 39 mph Overcast 55°f 100%
Thu 07/31 6am 1-2ft 1.1ft 11s 158.44° 4ft 5s 1.5ft 6s 18 37 mph Overcast 55°f 55%
9am 1-2ft 1ft 11s 157.8° 4.5ft 5s 1.7ft 6s 21 38 mph Overcast 57°f 55%
Noon 1-2ft 0.9ft 11s 157.72° 3.5ft 5s 1.9ft 6s 18 28 mph Mostly Cloudy 65°f 85%
3pm Flat 1.9ft 6s 12.92° 2.5ft 5s   12 19 mph Sunny 66°f 85%
6pm Flat 1.5ft 7s 219.42° 1.8ft 6s   9 14 mph Clear 56°f 85%
9pm 1ft 1.7ft 7s 217.67° 1.7ft 6s   9 12 mph Clear 51°f 85%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
Low 2:54AM 2ft
High 8:57AM 6ft
Low 3:04PM 1.84ft
High 9:16PM 6.26ft
First Light 6:41AM
Sunrise 7:09AM
Sunset 5:19PM
Last Light 5:47PM
Fri 08/01 12am 1ft 1.6ft 7s 214.66° 1ft 3s 1.4ft 6s 9 14 mph Clear 53°f 60%
3am 1ft 1.3ft 6s 211.86° 1ft 3s 1.3ft 6s 9 15 mph Clear 53°f 60%
Fri 08/01 6am Flat 1ft 6s 208.94° 0.9ft 3s 1.2ft 6s 9 15 mph Clear 50°f 95%
9am Flat 0.8ft 6s 205.83° 0.9ft 3s 1.2ft 6s 11 16 mph Sunny 53°f 95%
Noon 1ft 0.8ft 17s 213.45° 1ft 3s 1.1ft 6s 14 23 mph Sunny 65°f 80%
3pm 1ft 0.8ft 17s 212.85° 0.5ft 6s 1.6ft 6s 14 23 mph Sunny 66°f 80%
6pm 1ft 0.7ft 17s 213.25° 0.6ft 11s 2ft 5s 8 17 mph Clear 58°f 41%
9pm 1ft 0.6ft 17s 213.5° 0.6ft 10s 2.5ft 5s 8 22 mph Clear 57°f 41%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
Low 3:35AM 1.9ft
High 9:39AM 6.04ft
Low 3:46PM 1.8ft
High 9:59PM 6.3ft
First Light 6:40AM
Sunrise 7:08AM
Sunset 5:20PM
Last Light 5:48PM
Sat 08/02 12am 1ft 0.7ft 12s 209.77° 0.6ft 17s 3ft 5s 10 29 mph Clear 58°f 55%
3am Flat 0.6ft 17s 212.86° 0.7ft 12s 3.5ft 5s 12 31 mph Clear 59°f 55%
Sat 08/02 6am Flat 0.5ft 17s 213.07° 0.6ft 11s 3.5ft 5s 14 35 mph Clear 59°f 57%
9am Flat 0.5ft 17s 213.89° 0.5ft 10s 4ft 5s 16 35 mph Sunny 61°f 57%
Noon Flat 0.5ft 17s 213.75° 0.5ft 10s 4ft 5s 23 36 mph Sunny 65°f 77%
3pm 1ft 0.7ft 19s 213.11° 0.4ft 10s 4.5ft 5s 22 38 mph Sunny 65°f 77%
6pm 1ft 0.7ft 18s 212.89° 0.4ft 10s 4.5ft 6s 13 34 mph Mostly Cloudy 60°f 67%
9pm 1ft 0.7ft 18s 212.79° 0.3ft 10s 5ft 6s 13 31 mph Cloudy 60°f 67%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
Low 4:17AM 1.87ft
High 10:20AM 6.04ft
Low 4:28PM 1.8ft
High 10:41PM 6.26ft
First Light 6:39AM
Sunrise 7:07AM
Sunset 5:21PM
Last Light 5:49PM
Sun 08/03 12am 1ft 0.7ft 17s 212.73° 0.3ft 10s 5.5ft 6s 13 34 mph Clear 59°f 52%
3am 1ft 0.4ft 15s 134.42° 0.7ft 17s 6ft 6s 14 33 mph Clear 58°f 52%
Sun 08/03 6am 1ft 0.4ft 15s 134.26° 0.6ft 17s 6ft 6s 14 33 mph Mostly Cloudy 59°f 49%
9am 1ft 0.4ft 15s 134.61° 0.7ft 16s 6.5ft 6s 16 35 mph Overcast 59°f 49%
Noon 1ft 0.4ft 14s 134.1° 0.7ft 16s 7.5ft 7s 21 42 mph Overcast 62°f 39%
3pm 1ft 0.4ft 14s 133.72° 0.7ft 16s 7.5ft 7s 22 47 mph Overcast 63°f 39%
6pm 1ft 0.4ft 14s 133.55° 0.7ft 15s 8ft 7s 22 48 mph Overcast 61°f 49%
9pm 1ft 0.4ft 14s 133.46° 0.8ft 15s 8ft 8s 19 41 mph Overcast 60°f 49%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
Low 4:59AM 1.84ft
High 11:03AM 6ft
Low 5:11PM 1.84ft
High 11:23PM 6.2ft
First Light 6:38AM
Sunrise 7:06AM
Sunset 5:21PM
Last Light 5:50PM
Mon 08/04 12am 1ft 0.5ft 13s 133.32° 0.8ft 15s 8ft 8s 9 27 mph Drizzle 60°f 34%
3am 1ft 0.8ft 15s 210.96° 7.5ft 9s   7 10 mph Light Rain 57°f 34%
Mon 08/04 6am 1-2ft 3ft 4s 203.41° 0.9ft 15s 7ft 9s 4 5 mph Brief Showers 53°f 49%
9am 1-2ft 3.5ft 5s 205.4° 0.6ft 10s 6ft 9s 4 5 mph Light Showers 54°f 49%
Noon 1-2ft 3.5ft 5s 208.47° 0.8ft 17s 6ft 9s 7 13 mph Brief Showers Possible 57°f 53%
3pm 1-2ft 3.5ft 6s 207.17° 1.1ft 9s 5.5ft 9s 10 15 mph Sunny 57°f 53%
6pm 1-2ft 3ft 6s 205.14° 5.5ft 9s   5 8 mph Clear 52°f 34%
9pm 2-3ft 3.5ft 9s 202.2° 5ft 9s   7 8 mph Clear 47°f 34%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
Low 5:42AM 1.84ft
High 11:46AM 6ft
Low 5:54PM 1.87ft
First Light 6:37AM
Sunrise 7:05AM
Sunset 5:22PM
Last Light 5:50PM

Extended Surf Forecast for Sponge Bay Area

Tue 08/05 12am 3-4ft 6ft 9s 192.78° 5.5ft 9s   5 7 mph Clear 47°f 30%
3am 3-4ft 5.5ft 9s 190.5° 5ft 9s   6 8 mph Clear 43°f 30%
Tue 08/05 6am 3-4ft 4.5ft 9s 188.02° 4.5ft 9s   6 8 mph Clear 41°f 16%
9am 2-4ft 4ft 9s 186.46° 4.5ft 9s   6 6 mph Sunny 45°f 16%
Noon 2-3ft 3.5ft 9s 185.56° 4ft 8s   4 5 mph Sunny 57°f 68%
3pm 2-3ft 3.5ft 8s 183.64° 4ft 8s   4 8 mph Sunny 60°f 68%
6pm 2-3ft 3ft 8s 182.62° 3.5ft 8s   8 11 mph Clear 53°f 51%
9pm 2-3ft 2.5ft 8s 182.48° 3.5ft 8s 1.3ft 3s 11 18 mph Clear 47°f 51%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
High 12:04AM 6.1ft
Low 6:24AM 1.8ft
High 12:30PM 6ft
Low 6:40PM 1.9ft
First Light 6:36AM
Sunrise 7:04AM
Sunset 5:23PM
Last Light 5:51PM
Wed 08/06 12am 1-2ft 2ft 8s 180.84° 3ft 8s 1.6ft 3s 13 28 mph Clear 45°f 24%
3am 2ft 2.5ft 17s 209.1° 3ft 8s 2ft 4s 14 27 mph Clear 48°f 24%
Wed 08/06 6am 2-4ft 3.5ft 17s 202.96° 3ft 8s 1.9ft 4s 15 25 mph Clear 52°f 42%
9am 2-3ft 3.5ft 16s 207.23° 2.5ft 8s 1.8ft 4s 16 24 mph Sunny 55°f 42%
Noon 2-3ft 4ft 15s 206.85° 2.5ft 8s 2ft 4s 18 22 mph Sunny 59°f 33%
3pm 2-3ft 4ft 15s 207.52° 2ft 7s 2ft 4s 18 23 mph Sunny 57°f 33%
6pm 2-3ft 4ft 15s 207.83° 1.9ft 4s 1.9ft 7s 17 23 mph Clear 56°f 23%
9pm 2-3ft 4ft 16s 207.62° 1.8ft 4s 1.7ft 7s 17 23 mph Clear 54°f 23%
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
High 12:45AM 6.04ft
Low 7:08AM 1.77ft
High 1:15PM 6ft
Low 7:28PM 1.94ft
First Light 6:35AM
Sunrise 7:03AM
Sunset 5:24PM
Last Light 5:52PM
Thu 08/07 12am 2-3ft 3.5ft 15s 206.83° 1.7ft 4s 1.7ft 7s 17 24 mph Clear 53°f 14%
3am 2-3ft 3.5ft 14s 206° 1.7ft 5s 1.7ft 7s 18 24 mph Clear 54°f 14%
Thu 08/07 6am 2-3ft 4ft 13s 201.27° 1.7ft 9s   18 24 mph Clear 56°f 11%
9am 2-3ft 3.5ft 12s 199.55° 1.8ft 9s   18 24 mph Sunny 57°f 11%
Noon 2-3ft 3.5ft 12s 198.27° 1.9ft 10s   19 24 mph Sunny 58°f 15%
3pm 2-3ft 3.5ft 11s 196.51° 3ft 12s   18 24 mph Sunny 57°f 15%
6pm 2-3ft 3.5ft 11s 196.09° 3.5ft 12s   18 24 mph Clear 56°f N/A
9pm 2-3ft 3ft 11s 195.14° 3.5ft 12s   17 23 mph Clear 55°f N/A
Tide and daylight times for Sponge Bay
High 1:31AM 5.97ft
Low 7:54AM 1.74ft
High 2:04PM 6.07ft
Low 8:21PM 1.94ft
First Light 6:34AM
Sunrise 7:02AM
Sunset 5:25PM
Last Light 5:53PM
Fri 08/08 12am 2-3ft 3.5ft 12s 62.5° 3ft 10s 1.3ft 3s 17 23 mph Clear 54°f N/A

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Local time: (NZST). 28 Jul 18:00PM GMT. Data Status: OK. Run Age: 9.21hrs


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