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Farewell Spit ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Farewell Spit (calm at Whanganui Inlet Pakawau wx 13 km from Farewell Spit). 0.7m 13 s period swell from WSW
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Actual: 17 min ago

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Glassy
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Farewell Spit Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Monday 22 Jan 2018 NZDT

Farewell Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Farewell Spit sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 22 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.9 max: 19.7 min: 16.8 °C)

SunMonday 22Tuesday 23Wed
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
1
1
2
2
1
0
0
1
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
1
NNW
1
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.4
W
0.5
W
0.6
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
Period(s) (?)131313131212121266618181716161616
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)9086828178734645677764101150209262260254236
Wind
(km/h)
25
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
10
WNW
15
NNW
10
N
20
NNW
15
NNW
10
NW
5
NNW
10
NW
5
WNW
10
NNW
20
NW
25
WNW
30
W
25
WSW
20
WSW
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)


1:55AM
2.99



2:13PM
3.09



2:35AM
2.92



2:55PM
3.01



Low Tide
/ height (m)
7:48PM
0.34



8:01AM
0.39



8:28PM
0.40



8:42AM
0.48



9:11PM
0.47

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Farewell Spit blow from the S.
 SunMonday 22Tuesday 23Wed
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
202020202020212122212120212222222222
Sunrise
---6:24-------6:24------
Sunset
-------8:55-------8:54--

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