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Paturau River ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.9

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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. Clean waves to about head-high on Tuesday am but crumbly for here. Best at dawn before. the tide got too high. Easterly breeze cam up later. Sunny but cool.
    Wharariki Beach, 20 km away
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Actual: 47 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
NE
Clean
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Paturau River Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 20 Nov 2018 NZDT

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

Today's Paturau River sea temperature is 13.8 °C (Statistics for 20 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.3 min: 13.5 °C)

Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
Rating
(10 max)
4
3
4
4
3
3
2
3
3
2
2
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
W
0.5
SW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
Period(s) (?)121212131312121212121212151414141413
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)76165555153445438329224121719518065142138133125121120
Wind
(km/h)
5
N
10
NNE
10
E
10
ESE
15
ESE
20
ESE
20
E
20
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
ESE
15
SE
15
SE
15
SE
5
ESE
5
NW
10
WNW
5
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
crosscross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglassglassonglass
Tide State(?)
-flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)


8:31PM
2.55



8:57AM
2.59



9:12PM
2.71



9:37AM
2.74



Low Tide
/ height (m)




2:44AM
0.15



3:04PM
0.14



3:25AM
0.04



3:44PM
0.03

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

Offshore winds at Paturau River blow from the SE.
 Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
121211101010131414141312121215151617
Chill °C (?)
121110988111213131210101015151617
Sunrise
-----5:58-------5:58----
Sunset
-8:31-------8:32-------8:34

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