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

Overall: 3.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu (fresh winds from the W at doc58 Waitati wx 14 km from Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu). 0.6m 9 s period swell from ENE with 5.0m 10 s period wind swell from SW
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1 h 18 min ago

Moderate
30.3 km/h
W
Cross-Off
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Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 25 Sep 2018 NZST

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

Today's Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu sea temperature is 10.9 °C (Statistics for 25 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 8.9 max: 10.2 min: 7.7 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
SSW
0.5
SSW
4.5
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4
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5
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2.5
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0.9
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0.8
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1
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0.9
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2.2
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Period(s) (?)81513121214111211111010109151215141312151515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)17212177815934534392341559176810877485733021075014660892771861784453352122
Wind
(km/h)
30
WSW
45
WSW
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WSW
55
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SW
35
WSW
30
WSW
20
SW
10
WNW
5
NNW
15
ENE
15
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20
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5
ENE
10
SSE
10
E
15
NNE
10
E
20
SW
10
S
5
WNW
20
WNW
35
SSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
glassoncross-
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High Tide
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2:29PM
1.86
2:46AM
1.88

3:06PM
1.86

3:24AM
1.88
3:45PM
1.85

4:07AM
1.87
4:28PM
1.82

4:54AM
1.86
5:16PM
1.78

5:46AM
1.84

6:10PM
1.73
6:43AM
1.82

7:11PM
1.70
7:43AM
1.82

Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:11PM
0.21
9:34AM
0.19

9:52PM
0.23
10:17AM
0.20

10:35PM
0.24
11:02AM
0.22

11:21PM
0.26
11:49AM
0.25

12:10AM
0.27

12:40PM
0.28
1:03AM
0.28

1:36PM
0.30
2:02AM
0.29


Note: the tide data above is for Otago Harbour Entrance, New Zealand which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu blow from the SW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
109877711109111110161210899101211128
Low °C
785577810891181110789910121098
Chill °C (?)
64211287710971612976771110104
Sunrise
6:20--6:18--6:16--6:15--6:13--6:11--6:09--6:07-
Sunset
-6:37--6:37--6:38--6:40--6:42--6:43--6:45--6:45
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Thu morning, min 5°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Tue night, calm by Fri morning).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 35mm), heaviest during Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Sat morning, min 7°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the SSW by Tue morning).

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Information about the Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu 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 - Pipikaretu can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Otago Peninsula - Pipikaretu 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 - Pipikaretu) 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 - Pipikaretu 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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