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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 (calm at Whanganui Inlet 13 km from Farewell Spit). 0.8m 14 s period swell from WSW with 0.6m 4 s period wind swell from ESE
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Actual: 35 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
SSE
Clean
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Farewell Spit Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 14 Nov 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 14.0 °C (Statistics for 14 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 15.8 min: 13.4 °C)

Wednesday 14Thursday 15Friday 16
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
Rating
(10 max)
3
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
Period(s) (?)141414141414141313131313131313121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)20019514213813493939290905858553231302929
Wind
(km/h)
15
SSE
15
SE
10
E
10
NNE
15
NW
20
WNW
15
W
15
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
NW
30
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:48AM
2.65



3:14PM
2.70



3:41AM
2.50




4:09PM
2.57



4:43AM
2.40
Low Tide
/ height (m)


8:57AM
0.74



9:31PM
0.82



9:50AM
0.89




10:30PM
0.93


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.
 Wednesday 14Thursday 15Friday 16
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
151415151517181817161616161616151515
Chill °C (?)
141315141416181816151515141415131414
Sunrise
-6:03-------6:01-------6:01
Sunset
-----8:22-------8:24----

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