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Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Otago Peninsula – Penguin Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Otago, New Zealand)

Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.6 °C

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Saturday, 23 September 2017, 17:50 Local time
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Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
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Penguin Beach on the Otago Peninsula is an exposed beach and point break that only works when conditions are just right. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the southwest with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Otago Harbour Entrance, New Zealand, 1 km from Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach.

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Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

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  • The closest passenger airport to Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach is Oamaru Airport (OAM), also in New Zealand, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA) in New Zealand is 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach and is 170 km (106 miles) away.
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