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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach (calm at Upper Junction- Dunedin 14 km from Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach). 0.9m 9 s period swell from ESE
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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Saturday 18 Aug 2018 NZST

Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach sea temperature is 9.9 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 8.6 max: 9.9 min: 7.1 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.5
E
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
1.1
NE
1.6
NE
1.5
ENE
1.5
E
0.9
ESE
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
ESE
2.3
SSW
2.5
SSE
2.1
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1.5
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1.8
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1.3
SSE
0.7
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0.7
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period(s) (?)10995678811108898101099810121414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)4627276519621027999119118867031182608399661255755825672711731034
Wind
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15
N
10
N
25
NE
35
NNE
35
NE
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NE
15
W
15
W
15
W
30
W
35
SW
45
SW
30
SSW
25
SW
15
SW
20
W
15
WNW
5
WNW
15
WNW
25
WSW
20
WSW
15
W
15
WNW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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cross-
off
cross-
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High Tide
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9:03AM
1.83

9:31PM
1.76
9:59AM
1.80

10:27PM
1.74
10:52AM
1.79

11:19PM
1.75
11:41AM
1.80

12:07AM
1.76

12:28PM
1.82
12:50AM
1.78

1:10PM
1.84
1:30AM
1.79

1:50PM
1.85
2:08AM
1.80

Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:16AM
0.28
3:45PM
0.34

4:10AM
0.31
4:41PM
0.36

5:03AM
0.32
5:35PM
0.34

5:52AM
0.31

6:23PM
0.31
6:37AM
0.28

7:06PM
0.27
7:20AM
0.25

7:46PM
0.24
8:01AM
0.22

8:25PM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Otago Harbour Entrance, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach blow from the SW.
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
891091011101111999989811121013141210
Low °C
7799910891089988978121011131010
Chill °C (?)
667568899554547591281112118
Sunrise
-7:30--7:28--7:26--7:24--7:22--7:20--7:18---
Sunset
--5:51--5:52--5:53--5:54--5:55--5:58--5:59--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Mon afternoon, min 7°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Sat night, strong winds from the SW by Wed morning).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Wed afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Sat afternoon, min 7°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed afternoon, calm by Fri afternoon).

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Information about the Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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