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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 clean conditions at Punakaiki (calm at Greymouth wx 41 km from Punakaiki). 6.1m swell from WSW too big
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41 km away, 1 h 11 min ago

Calm
3.5 km/h
E
5.4
14.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Punakaiki Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Friday 25 May 2018 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 14.5 °C (Statistics for 25 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 15.9 min: 12.3 °C)

Friday 25Saturday 26Sunday 27
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
Rating
(10 max)
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
0
11
0
11
11
11
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
6
WSW
6
WSW
6
WSW
6
WSW
5.5
WSW
5
WSW
4.5
WSW
4.5
WSW
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
4
WSW
4
WSW
4
WSW
Period(s) (?)16171718171716161515151414910111112
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)1878219468206232041417388138351110790727429600253344555587419062757403444493932
Wind
(km/h)
10
E
5
E
5
SSE
15
S
10
SSE
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
E
10
E
5
N
15
SW
15
W
25
WSW
20
SSW
20
SW
10
SSW
10
SE
15
SE
Wind State(?)offglasscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglassonononcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)
7:19AM
2.54



7:51PM
2.52



8:13AM
2.59



8:40PM
2.59




9:01AM
2.63
Low Tide
/ height (m)


1:36PM
0.40



2:01AM
0.43



2:28PM
0.35



2:51AM
0.36



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.
 Friday 25Saturday 26Sunday 27
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
moderate rain
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
rain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudslight rainmod. rainmod. rainrain shwrslight rainsome cloudssome clouds
Rain (mm)
12-1-------27812--
Temp. °C
9101110987781111101111109811
Chill °C (?)
710108765571198897769
Sunrise
7:47-------7:48-------7:48-
Sunset
--5:15-------5:14-------

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