Papatowai Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(Catlins, New Zealand)
Papatowai Spot ID:
Type: beach/river mouth
Best: Swell SSE | Wind W
Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C
Saturday, 20 December 2014, 09:58 Local time
For Long Point, 8 km from Papatowai.
At Nugget Point, 29 km from Papatowai.
Overall Papatowai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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Visitor Reviews of Papatowai
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Papatowai:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Long Point||5 mi|
|Second closest break||Purakaunui Bay||7 mi|
|Third closest break||Catlins River Mouth||13 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Cannibal Bay||16 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Nugget Point||18 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Papatowai:
|Closest wave buoy||SW Hawaii Buoy||4843 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||W Hawaii Buoy||4896 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||5139 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||5201 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||N Hawaii 1 Buoy||5354 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Papatowai:
|Closest tide station||Nugget Point||18 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Waipapa Point||30 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Bluff Harbour||53 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||New River Entrance||58 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Oban||68 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Papatowai:
|Closest ski area||Remarkables (New Zealand)||110 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Snow Park/Snow Farm (New Zealand)||119 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Snow Park (New Zealand)||119 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Coronet Peak (New Zealand)||119 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Cardrona (New Zealand)||120 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Papatowai:
|Closest city location||Invercargill (New Zealand)||55 mi|
|Second closest city location||Dunedin (New Zealand)||69 mi|
|Third closest city location||Timaru (New Zealand)||173 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Christchurch (New Zealand)||261 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Nelson (New Zealand)||411 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Papatowai is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 91 km (57 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Papatowai is Invercargill Airport (IVC), also in New Zealand, 91 km (57 miles) away.
- Third is Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand, 152 km (94 miles) away.
- Queenstown Airport (ZQN) in New Zealand is 182 km (113 miles) away.
- Manapouri Airport (TEU), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Papatowai and is 183 km (114 miles) away.