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Porpoise Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Porpoise Bay (calm at Papatowai wx 34 km from Porpoise Bay). 1.0m 11 s period swell from SW
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34 km away, 41 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
S
16.5
16.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Porpoise Bay Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 16 Jan 2018 NZDT

Porpoise Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Porpoise Bay sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 16 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.4 max: 14.1 min: 10.3 °C)

Tuesday 16Wednesday 17Thursday 18
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
1
1
1
2
1
1
3
3
4
5
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
SW
1.2
E
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
1.2
E
0.8
SSW
0.9
SW
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2
SW
Period(s) (?)1291111919101818171717171716161615
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)199215147171225406180609887103212351842208623402284225619831860
Wind
(km/h)
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
10
SE
15
ESE
20
ESE
15
E
15
SE
15
SE
10
E
5
ESE
0
E
5
W
5
W
5
WNW
10
SW
15
S
15
S
Wind State(?)cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassglasscrossglasscross-
on
onon
Tide State(?)
flowebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)




3:16AM
2.11



3:30PM
2.06



3:54AM
2.12




4:09PM
2.06
Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:03PM
0.31



9:25AM
0.37



9:40PM
0.29




10:03AM
0.37


Note: the tide data above is for Dinner Plates which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Porpoise Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Porpoise Bay blow from the N.
 Tuesday 16Wednesday 17Thursday 18
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rain showers
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
rain showers
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partially cloudy
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
2511----12-323----
Temp. °C
231918181716172016181818171717191715
Chill °C (?)
231918181715162015181818171717191714
Sunrise
-----6:13-------6:13----
Sunset
-9:34-------9:32-------9:32

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