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Lake Pukaki Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.8

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Lake Pukaki Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.6 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 23:30 Local time
MonTuesday 18
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
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Lake Pukaki Point in Otago is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Tara Hills Aws, 42 km from Lake Pukaki Point.

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Air temperature
2.6 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to Lake Pukaki Point is Glentanner Airport (MON) in New Zealand, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lake Pukaki Point is Mount Cook Airport (GTN), also in New Zealand, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Timaru Airport (TIU) in New Zealand, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA) in New Zealand is 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Oamaru Airport (OAM), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Lake Pukaki Point and is 115 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lake Pukaki Point, Otago. Use the tab navigation above to view Lake Pukaki Point sea temperature, Lake Pukaki Point photographs, Lake Pukaki Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lake Pukaki Point webcams, current wind from Otago live weather stations and Lake Pukaki Point tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Lake Pukaki Point.