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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent clean conditions at Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (light winds from the NE at Dons Creek RD 2 Waitati wx 13 km from Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach). 0.7m 10 s period swell from E with 0.8m 4 s period wind swell from ENE
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Actual: 44 min ago

Light
14.5 km/h
NE
Onshore
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Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Thursday 13 Dec 2018 NZDT

Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach sea temperature is 11.7 °C (Statistics for 13 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 11.5 max: 13.3 min: 9.9 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
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0.6
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0.9
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0.9
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0.8
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0.8
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0.8
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0.3
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0.9
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Period(s) (?)111012121111111010101010103455698245
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)8277240217160155151785232170062713223001297
Wind
(km/h)
20
NE
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NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
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5
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10
SSW
15
SSE
5
WNW
10
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20
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NNE
20
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15
W
35
SSW
15
SSW
10
ESE
15
NNE
15
NNE
5
E
Wind State(?)onononononglassoffcross-
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High Tide
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8:14PM
1.60
8:29AM
1.64

9:01PM
1.60
9:16AM
1.62

9:48PM
1.62
10:03AM
1.63

10:33PM
1.66
10:50AM
1.66

11:19PM
1.72
11:38AM
1.71

12:04AM
1.79
12:26PM
1.77

12:51AM
1.86


Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:25PM
0.34
2:42AM
0.33

3:10PM
0.37
3:27AM
0.37

3:58PM
0.38

4:14AM
0.39
4:46PM
0.38

5:04AM
0.39
5:34PM
0.35

5:55AM
0.37
6:23PM
0.31

6:48AM
0.33

7:12PM
0.26
7:40AM
0.27

Note: the tide data above is for Otago Harbour Entrance, New Zealand which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach blow from the SW.
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41-
Sunset
-9:21--9:22--9:22--9:22--9:23--9:24--9:24--9:25
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Fri morning, min 12°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Tue afternoon, min 10°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, strong winds from the SW by Tue afternoon).

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Information about the Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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