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Crossroads ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.3

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Crossroads Spot ID

Winter swell, Crossroads photo


Photo credit: Darren Tautari

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 00:31 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 12 12 8 11
Wind (km/h) 10
N 5
NW 10
SW 5
Wind State cross cross-

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Crossroads in N Otago is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For All Day Bay, 3 km from Crossroads.

IS AT (local time)

Crossroads Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oamaru, 8 km from Crossroads.


Air temperature
5.3 °C

Current weather near Crossroads

Overall Crossroads Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Crossroads Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Crossroads is Oamaru Airport (OAM) in New Zealand, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Crossroads is Dunedin Airport (DUD), also in New Zealand, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Third is Timaru Airport (TIU) in New Zealand, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand is 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Crossroads and is 141 km (88 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Crossroads, Otago. Use the tab navigation above to view Crossroads sea temperature, Crossroads photographs, Crossroads detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Crossroads webcams, current wind from Otago live weather stations and Crossroads tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Crossroads.