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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, 28 min ago

Light
11.1 km/h
E
18.6
14.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Papatowai Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Wednesday 16 Jan 2019 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 14.6 °C (Statistics for 16 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.4 max: 14.1 min: 10.3 °C)

Wednesday 16Thursday 17Friday 18
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
4
4
2
3
1
2
3
3
3
3
2
2
3
2
2
2
1
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
ENE
Period(s) (?)15151514141414131313131313131313129
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)5975053552931981952212952462021662082021931901009675
Wind
(km/h)
10
NE
0
NE
5
SSE
5
SSW
10
NNE
10
NNW
5
W
10
WNW
5
WSW
5
SW
10
SSW
10
SSE
5
ESE
5
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
E
10
ESE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
glasscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
offglasscross-
off
crossonononononon
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)

11:04AM
1.64



11:33PM
1.70



11:58AM
1.71



12:28AM
1.82



12:51PM
1.80
Low Tide
/ height (m)



5:18PM
0.44



5:48AM
0.42



6:10PM
0.35



6:42AM
0.33


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.
 Wednesday 16Thursday 17Friday 18
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
clearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrslight rainlight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome clouds
Rain (mm)
-------334--------
Temp. °C
162221181615151413131514131212131416
Chill °C (?)
162221181615151313131414131211131416
Sunrise
-------6:11-------6:13--
Sunset
---9:31-------9:30------

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