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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 Cross-off wind 32 km from Papatowai has become light (light winds from the WNW at Kaka Point RD 1 Balclutha wx). Waves should be turning clean at Papatowai. 3.3m 18 s period swell from SSW
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32 km away, 41 min ago

Light
9.7 km/h
WNW
10.9
10.8
Air / Water (°C)
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Papatowai Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Saturday 22 Sep 2018 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 10.8 °C (Statistics for 22 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 9.3 max: 10.6 min: 8.2 °C)

Saturday 22Sunday 23Monday 24
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
Rating
(10 max)
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
SSW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SW
1.5
SSW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
Period(s) (?)201818171717161616141615151515151515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)5612134226418171907130516921651135072515321455152015851585170817301396
Wind
(km/h)
15
W
20
WNW
20
W
20
W
20
W
15
W
10
WNW
10
NNW
10
NW
20
WNW
20
NW
25
SW
20
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
Wind State(?)offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)
12:21AM
1.72



12:44PM
1.81



12:59AM
1.78



1:21PM
1.85



1:36AM
1.83

Low Tide
/ height (m)


6:30AM
0.33



6:54PM
0.35



7:08AM
0.28



7:30PM
0.30



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.
 Saturday 22Sunday 23Monday 24
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
-----------14811--
Temp. °C
8810141513109891310777654
Chill °C (?)
5571314118766117455432
Sunrise
--6:31-------6:28-------
Sunset
-----6:37-------6:39----

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