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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 Continuing clean conditions at Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach (calm at Otago Peninsula Harwood wx 5 km from Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach). no significant swell
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2 h 7 min ago

Calm
1.1 km/h
NE
Clean
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Otago Peninsula - Penguin Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Thursday 21 Jun 2018 NZST

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 9.9 °C (Statistics for 21 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 9.2 max: 11.1 min: 7.8 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)-----111011106109-121212121212----
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Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)00000252145411536803333330000
Wind
(km/h)
10
NE
10
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10
SW
10
SSW
5
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
15
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10
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25
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:29PM
1.97
9:59AM
1.95

10:24PM
1.95
10:53AM
1.94

11:17PM
1.93
11:44AM
1.93

12:07AM
1.90

12:32PM
1.91
12:56AM
1.87

1:19PM
1.88
1:43AM
1.83

2:05PM
1.86
2:27AM
1.79



Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:48PM
0.17

4:21AM
0.16
4:44PM
0.22

5:15AM
0.17
5:40PM
0.25

6:05AM
0.17

6:33PM
0.25
6:54AM
0.18

7:21PM
0.25
7:39AM
0.19

8:06PM
0.24
8:22AM
0.19

8:49PM
0.23
9:03AM
0.20


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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High °C
8767791010997566789111211777
Low °C
76576710988556678810108776
Chill °C (?)
65455898762-1122359108223
Sunrise
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Sunset
4:58--4:59--4:59--4:59--4:59--5:00--5:00--5:00-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Sat afternoon, min 5°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, strong winds from the W by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Wed afternoon, min 5°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Tue morning, light winds from the W by Wed morning).

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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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