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Punakaiki ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Punakaiki (calm at Greymouth wx 40 km from Punakaiki). 2.8m 16 s period swell from WSW with an additional 2.1m 13 s period swell from WNW
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40 km away, 2 h 14 min ago

Calm
1.1 km/h
SW
17.7
12.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Punakaiki Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 21 Sep 2017 NZST

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

Today's Punakaiki sea temperature is 12.1 °C (Statistics for 21 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 12.7 max: 14.3 min: 11.3 °C)

Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
Rating
(10 max)
6
5
11
6
6
6
4
4
4
3
0
3
2
3
3
3
4
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

WSW

WSW

W

W

W

W

W

W

WSW

WSW

WSW

WSW

WSW

WSW

WSW

WSW

WSW

WSW
Period(s) (?)171616151515141414131313131212121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)329629435263470040823281275322811008965745578489377304278518440
Wind
(km/h)
10 ENE10
10 NNE10
10 N10
5 N5
5 ESE5
5 SE5
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
15 SSW15
20 SW20
15 SW15
15 SW15
5 SSW5
5 WNW5
5 SW5
5 SW5
10 WNW10
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
on
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

11:13AM
2.89



11:30PM
2.95



11:51AM
2.86




12:08AM
2.87



Low Tide
/ height (m)



5:20PM
0.06



5:42AM
0.04



5:58PM
0.11




6:19AM
0.13

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Punakaiki blow from the ENE.
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partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
-111--------------
Temp. °C
111414131111101011141414121111111213
Chill °C (?)
1013131311109910131213101111111212
Sunrise
6:26-------6:24-------6:22-
Sunset
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