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Possums Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Possums Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 01:59 Local time
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
SW 5
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Possums Reef in Otago is an exposed reef break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. A left hand reef. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include sharks/rips.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Warrington, 1 km from Possums Reef.

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Possums Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Upper Junction- Dunedin, 15 km from Possums Reef.


Air temperature
11.2 °C

Current weather near Possums Reef

Overall Possums Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The closest passenger airport to Possums Reef is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Possums Reef is Oamaru Airport (OAM), also in New Zealand, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Third is Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA) in New Zealand is 153 km (95 miles) away.
  • Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Possums Reef and is 164 km (102 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Possums Reef, Otago. Use the tab navigation above to view Possums Reef sea temperature, Possums Reef photographs, Possums Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Possums Reef webcams, current wind from Otago live weather stations and Possums Reef tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Possums Reef.