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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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Paturau River Surf Photo: 'Paturau high tide A-frame' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
1.4
WSW
20
E
E
0.6
ENE
1.2
WSW
0.4
WNW
13 s cross-
off
4 s 13 s 8 s

Open ocean wave model on 23 June at 9 am

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Paturau River around the time the photo was taken

Paturau high tide A-frame, Paturau River
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 8:23 am 23 Jun 2014

Paturau high tide A-frame

New Zealand | Paturau River

Average rating: 3.0
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The swell has cleaned overnight and we surfed just after high tide. Head high, good shape, even a bit hollow especially close to the take-off. Became poor at mid and then very good towards low water.