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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: 'Paddling out at Paturau' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
1.4
WSW
15
ESE
ESE
0.9
ESE
1.2
WSW
0.8
E
13 s cross-
off
5 s 13 s 5 s

Open ocean wave model on 29 September at 6 pm

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

Paddling out at Paturau, Paturau River
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 8:24 pm 29 Sep 2014

Paddling out at Paturau

New Zealand | Paturau River

Average rating: 3.0
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Rob Lewis paddles out for high quality low tide Paturau waves. The faces were a foot or so overhead and it was hollow for a while. Became fatter as the tide came and ragged as the offshore went force 4-5 NE cross and even N cross-on..