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Papatowai ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update The cross-on wind has turned onshore at Papatowai (light winds from the E at Kaka Point RD 1 Balclutha wx 32 km from Papatowai). no significant swell
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32 km away, 40 min ago

Light
14.8 km/h
E
17.0
12.4
Air / Water (°C)
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Papatowai Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 13 Nov 2018 NZDT

Papatowai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Papatowai sea temperature is 12.4 °C (Statistics for 13 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 10.3 max: 11.7 min: 8.9 °C)

Tuesday 13Wednesday 14Thursday 15
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
4
3
2
4
4
4
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
2
2
2
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
0.8
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
Period(s) (?)141414141414141313131313131212131312
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)453573238428507556661577451386282277193187153128128126
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
20
WSW
15
SW
5
SSE
5
NE
5
N
5
NW
10
NW
5
NW
0
SSW
10
E
10
ESE
0
N
5
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
15
NW
10
NW
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassononglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)
7:26AM
1.71



7:49PM
1.60



8:21AM
1.66



8:45PM
1.56



9:16AM
1.63

Low Tide
/ height (m)


1:42PM
0.48



2:01AM
0.47



2:38PM
0.53



2:57AM
0.51



Note: the tide data above is for Long Point which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Papatowai.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Papatowai blow from the W.
 Tuesday 13Wednesday 14Thursday 15
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
1114151512109916202018151512121923
Sunrise
-------5:58-------5:58--
Sunset
---8:52-------8:52------

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