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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 (light winds from the WNW at Whanganui Inlet 13 km from Farewell Spit). 3.2m 8 s period wind swell from W is too big
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Actual: 43 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
WNW
Cross-Shore
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Farewell Spit Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 20 Jan 2019 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 18.3 °C (Statistics for 20 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 19.7 min: 15.9 °C)

Sunday 20Monday 21Tuesday 22
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
2
0
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.4
W
2.5
W
3
W
3
W
2.4
W
2.3
W
2.4
W
2.5
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
2.5
W
2.1
W
1.9
W
1.7
W
1.1
W
2.2
W
Period(s) (?)888777778888891212126
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)73483810938885624675227079119611030932694691946800353354
Wind
(km/h)
45
WSW
50
W
55
W
50
W
40
W
45
W
50
W
50
W
50
W
50
WSW
50
W
50
WSW
45
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
45
W
Wind State(?)cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)

10:04AM
3.27



10:28PM
3.27



10:54AM
3.47



11:18PM
3.41



11:43AM
3.62
Low Tide
/ height (m)



4:18PM
0.17



4:39AM
0.03



5:08PM
-0.02



5:28AM
-0.10


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.
 Sunday 20Monday 21Tuesday 22
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
181818181818191919191918171717171819
Chill °C (?)
171616161717181818181816151515161718
Sunrise
-------6:22-------6:24--
Sunset
---8:57-------8:55------

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