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Porridge ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Porridge (fresh winds from the WSW at Invercargill 47 km from Porridge). 3.6m swell from WSW too big with 2.1m 12 s period wind swell from WSW
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47 km away, 38 min ago

Moderate
31 km/h
WSW
18.9
16.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Porridge Surf Forecast / Southland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 20 Jan 2018 NZDT

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

Today's Porridge sea temperature is 16.9 °C (Statistics for 20 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 13.0 max: 14.7 min: 11.6 °C)

Saturday 20Sunday 21Monday 22
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
3
4
5
5
5
4
5
3
3
4
4
3
3
3
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.5
WSW
2.1
WSW
3
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
0.8
WSW
Period(s) (?)121213131313131313121212111111101018
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)1930131427611775202920291753148111521000789686573517433417367413
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SW
10
SW
5
SSW
5
SSE
5
ESE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
5
SSE
0
ESE
5
NE
5
N
5
NNE
5
SSE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassoffglassglass
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


3:04PM
2.01



3:31AM
1.97



3:41PM
1.97




4:08AM
1.93


Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:59AM
0.39



9:17PM
0.29



9:36AM
0.42



9:55PM
0.34




10:13AM
0.46

Note: the tide data above is for Beatons which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Porridge.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Porridge blow from the NNE.
 Saturday 20Sunday 21Monday 22
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
--------------46--
Temp. °C
201917151414141315171918161515151720
Chill °C (?)
201916141314141315171918161515151720
Sunrise
-------6:24-------6:26--
Sunset
---9:35-------9:34------

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