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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 evening surf' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
1.5
WSW
25
E
E
0.8
E
1.2
WSW
0.1
NNW
15 s cross-
off
4 s 15 s 12 s

Open ocean wave model on 27 August at 6 pm

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

Paturau evening surf, Paturau River
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 4:58 pm 27 Aug 2014

Paturau evening surf

New Zealand | Paturau River

Average rating: 3.0
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Cross-shore NE breeze went offshore for an hour before sunset so we surfed until it got too dark to see. Nice shape waves with overhead faces. Very long and sometimes hollow lefts possible.