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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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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Farewell Spit (moderate winds from the NW at Whanganui Inlet Pakawau wx 13 km from Farewell Spit). 1.0m 14 s period swell from W with 1.5m 5 s period wind swell from NW
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Actual: 38 min ago

Moderate
22.2 km/h
NW
Cross-On
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Farewell Spit Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Monday 25 Sep 2017 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 13.6 °C (Statistics for 25 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.3 max: 14.4 min: 12.2 °C)

SunMonday 25Tuesday 26Wed
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
2
3
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

W

W

W

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW

NW
Period(s) (?)1514146677899910111111111111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)27520614815426653188317191964228828744333381630032591227421551685
Wind
(km/h)
30 WNW30
30 NW30
30 NW30
35 NW35
40 NW40
45 NW45
50 NNW50
65 NW65
45 NW45
50 NNW50
55 NNW55
60 NW60
30 W30
40 WNW40
40 W40
30 WNW30
20 W20
25 W25
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)


1:36AM
3.09



1:57PM
3.02



2:14AM
2.90



2:37PM
2.84



Low Tide
/ height (m)
7:27PM
0.30



7:46AM
0.35



8:06PM
0.48



8:24AM
0.53



8:47PM
0.67

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 25Tuesday 26Wed
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
clear
clear
cloudy
light rain
cloudy
moderate rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
light rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearcloudylight raincloudymod. rainheavy rainheavy rainlight rainheavy rainmod. rainrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearclear
Rain (mm)
---1-814335149232223--
Temp. °C
141414141515151515151516151514141313
Chill °C (?)
121212121313121212121213131311121111
Sunrise
----7:13-------7:11-----
Sunset
-------7:28-------7:29--

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