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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-off at Papatowai (light winds from the WNW at Kaka Point RD 1 Balclutha wx 32 km from Papatowai). no significant swell
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32 km away, 37 min ago

Light
12.2 km/h
WNW
6.1
10.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Papatowai Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 22 Jul 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 10.1 °C (Statistics for 22 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 9.4 max: 10.8 min: 8.0 °C)

Sunday 22Monday 23Tuesday 24
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
3
3
4
4
2
3
3
2
1
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
WSW
1
SW
1.3
SW
2.1
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
SSE
2.4
SSE
2.1
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.8
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.3
SE
1.4
SE
Period(s) (?)11141212111110109998888888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)196395486121615101538156814461182898651516465412363326216221
Wind
(km/h)
30
NW
10
WNW
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
10
SSE
10
SE
10
SE
10
SE
10
ESE
10
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononon
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



11:03PM
1.73



11:33AM
1.76



11:53PM
1.72




12:21PM
1.78

Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:53PM
0.39



5:17AM
0.35



5:45PM
0.40




6:05AM
0.35



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.
 Sunday 22Monday 23Tuesday 24
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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
989998776666665666
Chill °C (?)
567665333344443333
Sunrise
------8:12-------8:11---
Sunset
5:22-------5:22-------5:23-

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