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Patons Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Patons Rock (calm at 118 Pupu Takaka wx 6 km from Patons Rock). 3.3m 8 s period wind swell from W
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Actual: 25 min ago

Calm
3.2 km/h
SE
Clean
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Patons Rock Surf Forecast / Nelson – Tasman Bay / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Monday 21 Jan 2019 NZDT

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

Today's Patons Rock sea temperature is 19.2 °C (Statistics for 21 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.6 min: 15.8 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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Period(s) (?)888126666791011541126667666
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)0000000329000015600231023300183289
Wind
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30
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25
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15
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5
ESE
15
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15
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:27AM
5.31

10:37PM
5.19
11:13AM
5.55

11:29PM
5.30
11:58AM
5.65

12:19AM
5.32
12:43PM
5.59

1:09AM
5.24

1:30PM
5.40
1:57AM
5.06

2:18PM
5.11
2:46AM
4.82

3:09PM
4.77
3:36AM
4.55


Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:20PM
0.44

4:48AM
0.47
5:10PM
0.28

5:37AM
0.31
5:58PM
0.22

6:23AM
0.28
6:47PM
0.28

7:08AM
0.39

7:36PM
0.47
7:53AM
0.63

8:26PM
0.74
8:40AM
0.95

9:21PM
1.05
9:35AM
1.29

Note: the tide data above is for Motupipi Inlet, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Patons Rock.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Patons Rock blow from the S.
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High °C
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Low °C
1919162021192120151716131621151820172024202529
Chill °C (?)
2020162221192120201717161921172122192125222529
Sunrise
6:22--6:22--6:24--6:24--6:26--6:28--6:28--6:30-
Sunset
-8:57--8:57--8:55--8:54--8:53--8:53--8:52--8:52
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Tue morning, min 15°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Wed afternoon, calm by Thu night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon afternoon, min 13°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Patons Rock Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Patons Rock provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Patons Rock can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Patons Rock surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Patons Rock) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Patons Rock may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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