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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 WNW at pukehiki Dunedin wx 10 km from Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach). 0.5m 13 s period swell from SSE
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Light
9 km/h
WNW
Clean
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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 16 Oct 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 10.8 °C (Statistics for 16 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 9.2 max: 10.5 min: 7.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
S
1.5
SSW
0.9
SSE
1.3
SSW
0.5
SSE
1.8
SSW
0.9
SSE
1.8
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1.2
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0.8
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0.5
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0.6
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0.5
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0.6
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0.5
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0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period(s) (?)1011131211891414111110141310109998101615
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)60856023844673432143128558532930514110312576644156382435226150
Wind
(km/h)
5
ENE
30
W
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
20
SW
10
E
15
N
0
WNW
20
NE
5
E
10
NE
15
ENE
10
NNW
0
NNE
15
SSE
20
SW
5
SSW
20
ENE
25
NNE
20
NNE
25
NE
0
NW
Wind State(?)oncross-
off
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offoffoffcross-
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:32PM
1.60
9:54AM
1.67

10:26PM
1.61
10:46AM
1.67

11:15PM
1.64
11:33AM
1.70

12:00AM
1.68
12:18PM
1.73

12:41AM
1.73
12:59PM
1.77

1:20AM
1.79

1:38PM
1.80
1:58AM
1.84

2:18PM
1.84

Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:58AM
0.34

4:31PM
0.36

4:48AM
0.35
5:23PM
0.34

5:37AM
0.35
6:10PM
0.32

6:24AM
0.33
6:55PM
0.28

7:11AM
0.30

7:37PM
0.25
7:56AM
0.27

8:18PM
0.23
8:40AM
0.23

9:00PM
0.21

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)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
131214161581013171614141514171291096121110
Sunrise
--6:39--6:37--6:35--6:33--6:31--6:30--6:28--
Sunset
8:04--8:06--8:07--8:08--8:09--8:10--8:13--8:14-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Wed afternoon, min 8°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Tue night, calm by Fri morning).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sun morning, min 9°C on Sun 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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