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Pataua ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off winds at Pataua are now cross-shore so expect speed-bumps in the surf (light winds from the SSE at Whangarei 15 km from Pataua). 3.0m 10 s period wind swell from E is too big
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Actual: 48 min ago

Light
15 km/h
SSE
Cross-Shore
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Pataua Surf Forecast / Northland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 19 Sep 2018 NZST

Pataua surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Pataua sea temperature is 15.4 °C (Statistics for 19 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 15.0 max: 16.3 min: 13.7 °C)

Wednesday 19Thursday 20Friday 21
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
2
2
3
5
4
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
3
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5
E
3.5
E
3.5
E
3
E
3
E
2.5
E
2.4
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.1
ENE
2
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.6
ENE
Period(s) (?)101010101010101010101010101010101010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)2539243321431864150712491064979821772636563472419419419428491
Wind
(km/h)
35
SE
35
SE
35
SE
30
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSE
10
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
10
WNW
10
NW
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


2:49PM
1.72




3:07AM
1.64



3:46PM
1.72



4:04AM
1.64


Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:26AM
0.47




9:02PM
0.59



9:22AM
0.50



9:59PM
0.58



10:18AM
0.48

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Pataua blow from the SW.
 Wednesday 19Thursday 20Friday 21
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
Summary
light rainlight raincloudycloudycloudylight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearsome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrs
Rain (mm)
34---1-----------1
Temp. °C
161616161616161515181817141413121417
Chill °C (?)
141414141515151414181817131312121417
Sunrise
6:16-------6:13-------6:13-
Sunset
---6:15-------6:15------

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