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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 clean conditions at Farewell Spit (light winds from the E at Whanganui Inlet 13 km from Farewell Spit). 1.9m 8 s period swell from N with an additional 1.1m 14 s period swell from W
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Actual: 25 min ago

Light
6 km/h
E
Clean
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Farewell Spit Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Friday 19 Jul 2019 NZST

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 14.7 °C (Statistics for 19 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 13.6 max: 14.5 min: 12.7 °C)

Friday 19Saturday 20Sunday 21
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
2
2
3
3
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
W
0.9
W
2.3
N
2.3
N
2
N
2.4
NNE
2
NNE
2.4
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
W
2.2
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.7
W
1.6
WNW
1.2
NW
0.9
W
1.5
WNW
Period(s) (?)1414788881277131312121191313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)70332552460949169146317046465811634380347786599226280703
Wind
(km/h)
25
NNE
30
NNE
40
NNE
35
ENE
45
E
30
ENE
15
E
50
W
45
W
40
W
30
W
30
W
25
W
20
W
20
W
15
WSW
10
WSW
15
WSW
Wind State(?)onononcrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
ebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)



11:30AM
3.01



11:49PM
3.14




12:07PM
2.97



12:26AM
3.09

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:24AM
0.35



5:36PM
0.34




6:02AM
0.37



6:14PM
0.38



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.
 Friday 19Saturday 20Sunday 21
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
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heavy rain
moderate rain
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light rain
rain showers
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moderate rain
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
37136621462--------
Temp. °C
131313131213131212121212121212111111
Chill °C (?)
1110101081111889991010109109
Sunrise
--7:46-------7:45-------
Sunset
----5:23-------5:24-----

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