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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 Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the N at Harwood - Otago Peninsula 8 km from Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach). 0.7m 8 s period swell from NE with 2.8m 9 s period wind swell from SSW
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Actual: 29 min ago

Light
9 km/h
N
Clean
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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 23 May 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 12.1 °C (Statistics for 23 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.1 max: 11.6 min: 8.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
NE
0.6
SSW
2.5
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1.6
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0.8
SSW
1.2
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Period(s) (?)101612101015181810911119910999101010109
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Wave
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Energy(?)96169170254326625689071323517393373561354163518071229404399676340271216176
Wind
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35
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40
SW
25
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30
WNW
35
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35
WSW
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Wind State(?)offoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:26AM
1.89

9:54PM
1.97
10:23AM
1.93

10:49PM
1.98
11:16AM
1.96

11:41PM
1.98

12:06PM
1.96
12:31AM
1.96

12:55PM
1.95
1:19AM
1.93

1:42PM
1.92
2:06AM
1.87

2:29PM
1.88
2:51AM
1.81


Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:14PM
0.12

4:49AM
0.13
5:11PM
0.13

5:43AM
0.10

6:06PM
0.14
6:33AM
0.09

6:58PM
0.15
7:21AM
0.09

7:47PM
0.15
8:06AM
0.11

8:33PM
0.16
8:50AM
0.14

9:17PM
0.18
9:33AM
0.16

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 (?)
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Sunrise
7:58--8:00--8:00--8:02--8:03--8:03--8:04--8:04-
Sunset
-5:07--5:07--5:06--5:05--5:04--5:04--5:02--5:01
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Fri afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Sat afternoon, min 6°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Wed night, near gales from the SW by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Tue afternoon, min 7°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Sun morning, calm by Wed 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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