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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 wind is still cross-on at Papatowai (strong winds from the NE at Nugget Point 29 km from Papatowai). no significant swell
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29 km away, 2 h 53 min ago

Strong
48 km/h
NE
9.0
10.3
Air / Water (°C)
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Papatowai Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Thursday 21 Sep 2017 NZST

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 10.3 °C (Statistics for 21 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 9.3 max: 10.6 min: 8.2 °C)

Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
1
1
1
2
2
2
3
4
3
4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

E

E

E

E

ENE

E

ENE

ENE

ENE

ENE

ENE

ENE

ENE

ENE

E

E

E

E
Period(s) (?)1099999999999999111010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)460450431430505363474340612418573333326283372442361347
Wind
(km/h)
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
20 NE20
15 NE15
15 NE15
15 NNE15
10 NNE10
0 ENE0
5 SE5
5 SSE5
0 N0
5 NNW5
5 NNW5
10 NNW10
10 NW10
10 W10
10 SW10
5 SSW5
Wind State(?)oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassglassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
glass
Tide State(?)
-flowebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)





3:28AM
2.01



3:51PM
1.97



4:12AM
1.94



4:35PM
1.88
Low Tide
/ height (m)



9:18PM
0.11



9:40AM
0.12



10:01PM
0.17



10:24AM
0.21


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.
 Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudslight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome clouds
Rain (mm)
-------------1----
Temp. °C
1311101099111313131110101011131412
Chill °C (?)
11978771013131311109910131312
Sunrise
------6:31-------6:28---
Sunset
-6:37-------6:37-------6:39

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