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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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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 24 Feb 2018 NZDT

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 16.8 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.1 max: 14.9 min: 11.7 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.8
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1.5
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1.1
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0.9
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0.7
S
0.6
SSE
2
SSW
1.7
SSW
2
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1.7
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1.6
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1.4
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1.3
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1
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SE
1.3
NNE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period(s) (?)1111111011118811111111121211111178881014
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)77852627417711693447389986676595449456288143935715498985140143
Wind
(km/h)
15
W
20
NE
25
N
30
NNE
40
N
50
WSW
40
SW
30
SSW
10
WSW
10
N
15
NE
20
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
15
N
5
NE
20
NE
15
NNW
10
SSW
15
SSE
0
SE
15
ENE
25
NE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
oncross-
on
oncross-
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offoffoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:10AM
1.73

10:43PM
1.83
11:13AM
1.77

11:44PM
1.89
12:14PM
1.83

12:43AM
1.97

1:12PM
1.92
1:40AM
2.04

2:06PM
1.99
2:35AM
2.09

2:58PM
2.05
3:27AM
2.12





Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:02PM
0.24

5:39AM
0.27
6:04PM
0.19

6:43AM
0.19

7:05PM
0.12
7:42AM
0.10

8:04PM
0.04
8:37AM
0.03

9:00PM
-0.03
9:29AM
-0.02

9:53PM
-0.08
10:20AM
-0.03




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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Summary
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Rain (mm)
--12-8------------7510--
High °C
1617162121151313121414131616161821211715131314
Low °C
1516161720131213111214131316151619191614131314
Chill °C (?)
1616142121121010101313111414151821211714131112
Sunrise
7:05--7:05--7:07--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:15-
Sunset
-8:34--8:31--8:30--8:28--8:27--8:24--8:22--8:21
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sun morning, min 11°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Sat morning, near gales from the WSW by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Thu afternoon, min 13°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Wed afternoon, calm by Fri night).

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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).

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