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Lighthouse Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-onshore wind has turned cross-shore at Lighthouse Reef (light winds from the NNE at Scarborough Timaru wx 1 km from Lighthouse Reef). 0.9m 5 s period wind swell from ENE
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Actual: 38 min ago

Moderate
16.2 km/h
NNE
Cross-Shore
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Lighthouse Reef Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 11 Dec 2018 NZDT

Lighthouse Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Lighthouse Reef sea temperature is 14.2 °C (Statistics for 11 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 12.1 max: 14.0 min: 10.1 °C)

Tuesday 11Wednesday 12Thursday 13
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.6
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
E
1.1
ENE
0.9
E
1.2
ENE
1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1.4
E
1.1
E
1.6
E
1.3
E
Period(s) (?)884555566656666666
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)55143142437449915969721157815395199132
Wind
(km/h)
15
NE
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
15
ENE
10
E
5
SE
5
SSE
10
SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
10
ESE
10
SE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSW
Wind State(?)crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglasscross-
on
onononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



6:10PM
2.38




7:21AM
2.12



7:12PM
2.25



8:20AM
2.09

Low Tide
/ height (m)

12:34PM
0.89




1:12AM
0.71



1:23PM
0.91



2:06AM
0.77



Note: the tide data above is for Timaru Harbour, New Zealand which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Lighthouse Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Lighthouse Reef blow from the WNW.
 Tuesday 11Wednesday 12Thursday 13
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
Summary
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Rain (mm)
--121211122422-112
Temp. °C
121313131313131314141312121212111212
Chill °C (?)
11121211121213131413121010111191011
Sunrise
-------5:43-------5:43--
Sunset
---9:12-------9:13------

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