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Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.9

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-shore wind at Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach have swung cross-off (light winds from the ENE at Highcliff Dunedin wx 1 km from Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach). 0.5m 8 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.5m 8 s period swell from SSE , plus 0.8m 5 s period wind swell from ENE
  2. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 0 km from Dunedin - St Clair has become light (light winds from the ENE at St Clair Dunedin wx). Waves should be turning clean at Dunedin - St Clair. 0.5m 8 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.5m 8 s period swell from SSE , plus 0.8m 5 s period wind swell from ENE
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Actual: 50 min ago

Moderate
19.1 km/h
ENE
Cross-Off
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Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 12 Dec 2018 NZDT

Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach sea temperature is 11.7 °C (Statistics for 12 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 11.4 max: 13.2 min: 9.9 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSW
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0.6
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Period(s) (?)813811101212111111111010101412121015141499
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)243218827724021716015511479523230621139854756967953755
Wind
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20
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25
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35
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30
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Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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8:59PM
1.68
9:17AM
1.74

9:47PM
1.65
10:02AM
1.70

10:34PM
1.65
10:49AM
1.68

11:21PM
1.68
11:36AM
1.69

12:06AM
1.72
12:23PM
1.72

12:52AM
1.78

1:11PM
1.77
1:37AM
1.85


Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:19PM
0.29
3:36AM
0.28

4:04PM
0.32

4:21AM
0.31
4:49PM
0.35

5:06AM
0.35
5:37PM
0.37

5:53AM
0.37
6:25PM
0.36

6:43AM
0.37

7:13PM
0.33
7:34AM
0.35

8:02PM
0.29
8:27AM
0.31

Note: the tide data above is for Dunedin, New Zealand which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach blow from the N.
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41-
Sunset
-9:21--9:22--9:22--9:22--9:23--9:24--9:25--9:25
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Fri morning, min 11°C on Wed afternoon). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Tue afternoon, min 11°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, near gales from the SW by Tue night).

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Information about the Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Boulder Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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