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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 Continuing clean conditions at Papatowai (light winds from the W at Kaka Point RD 1 Balclutha wx 32 km from Papatowai). no significant swell
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32 km away, 1 h 42 min ago

Light
8.7 km/h
W
3.7
11.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Papatowai Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Friday 25 May 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 11.9 °C (Statistics for 25 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.2 max: 11.7 min: 8.1 °C)

FriSaturday 26Sunday 27Mon
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
Rating
(10 max)
5
5
4
4
3
1
3
2
3
3
3
3
4
3
3
3
4
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
S
1.3
S
2.4
WSW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
S
2.5
S
Period(s) (?)16161615151111891213131489999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)131811447736664794184187141126199124942655302012231365143211641210
Wind
(km/h)
10
SSW
5
WSW
15
WNW
20
WNW
25
W
25
NW
30
W
35
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
SW
30
SW
30
SSW
30
SSW
30
SSW
25
SSW
25
SSW
20
S
Wind State(?)cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

11:46PM
1.92




12:11PM
1.92



12:33AM
1.91



12:58PM
1.93



Low Tide
/ height (m)



5:58AM
0.20




6:23PM
0.21



6:45AM
0.19



7:10PM
0.22

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.
 FriSaturday 26Sunday 27Mon
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
------25121211-1--
Temp. °C
8888810988889877777
Chill °C (?)
776547544445433333
Sunrise
----8:08-------8:10-----
Sunset
------5:07-------5:07---

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