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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 Still cross-shore at Farewell Spit (fresh winds from the W at Farewell Spit, Golden Bay 21 km from Farewell Spit). 4.1m 12 s period wind swell from W is too big
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21 km away, 2 h 1 min ago

Moderate
35 km/h
W
11.0
13.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Farewell Spit Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 25 Sep 2018 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 13.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.3 max: 14.7 min: 12.2 °C)

Tuesday 25Wednesday 26Thursday 27
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
3
4
5
5
3
2
4
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5
W
3.5
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3.5
W
3
W
3
W
2.5
W
2.4
W
2.1
W
1.9
W
1.7
W
1.6
W
1.4
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1
W
Period(s) (?)141312999991213141414141412149
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)40113583274415171615169215661422198119821718131310831030801437590173
Wind
(km/h)
55
WSW
50
WSW
50
WSW
50
WSW
55
WSW
55
WSW
50
WSW
45
WSW
45
WSW
40
WSW
30
WSW
25
SW
15
SSW
10
SE
10
E
5
E
0
W
5
SW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscrossglasscross-
off
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



10:17PM
3.28



10:36AM
3.25



10:52PM
3.33



11:11AM
3.28


Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:08PM
0.22



4:28AM
0.13



4:43PM
0.16



5:02AM
0.09



5:18PM
0.14

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.
 Tuesday 25Wednesday 26Thursday 27
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrsclearclear
Rain (mm)
---------------1--
Temp. °C
121212121111121211111010101010111112
Chill °C (?)
888877887777899101112
Sunrise
------6:11-------6:09---
Sunset
-6:28-------6:29-------6:30

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