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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 (light winds from the S at pukehiki Dunedin wx 10 km from Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach). 1.1m 10 s period swell from S with 2.4m 4 s period wind swell from WSW
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2 h 44 min ago

Light
8.2 km/h
S
Clean
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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Thursday 24 Jan 2019 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 14.9 °C (Statistics for 24 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 13.2 max: 14.9 min: 11.1 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.8
SSW
1.6
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1.4
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0.7
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0.8
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Period(s) (?)1010101111131212121012111111101016171616141111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)628435399466326713425248186781341571881847577234627505763218160143
Wind
(km/h)
30
WSW
30
WSW
20
WSW
10
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25
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10
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15
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30
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10
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Wind State(?)offcross-
off
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High Tide
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6:42AM
2.14

7:12PM
2.07
7:39AM
2.09

8:11PM
2.04
8:37AM
2.02

9:11PM
2.00
9:37AM
1.96

10:10PM
1.97
10:35AM
1.90

11:06PM
1.94
11:32AM
1.86

12:01AM
1.91
12:26PM
1.83

12:53AM
1.89
Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:10AM
-0.03

1:39PM
0.07
2:05AM
0.02

2:34PM
0.10
3:00AM
0.10

3:30PM
0.13
3:56AM
0.19

4:26PM
0.16

4:53AM
0.26
5:22PM
0.19

5:53AM
0.30
6:17PM
0.21

6:50AM
0.30

7:09PM
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
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1210161313142221171419231716272015231812161719
Sunrise
--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:28--
Sunset
9:17--9:16--9:15--9:15--9:14--9:12--9:10--9:09-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 12°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu night, calm by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Tue morning, min 13°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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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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