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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 Point Elizabeth Greymouth wx 33 km from Punakaiki). 2.6m 14 s period swell from WSW
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33 km away, 1 h 11 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
WNW
23.1
18.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Punakaiki Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Thursday 21 Feb 2019 NZDT

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 18.0 °C (Statistics for 21 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.9 max: 19.7 min: 16.3 °C)

Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
6
5
5
5
5
5
4
3
2
3
3
2
3
3
4
4
4
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.8
W
1.8
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.8
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.2
WSW
Period(s) (?)141414131313131212121212121211121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)303526482096163414011240977934988960953872102410501226114611661245
Wind
(km/h)
15
NE
15
N
20
N
15
N
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
25
N
15
WNW
15
W
15
WSW
15
SW
20
SSW
15
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
10
S
15
SW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
on
Tide State(?)
flowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

12:57PM
3.24




1:24AM
3.09



1:44PM
3.19



2:10AM
3.01



Low Tide
/ height (m)




7:13PM
-0.25



7:32AM
-0.14



8:00PM
-0.17



8:19AM
-0.05

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.
 Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
--11---11-11------
Temp. °C
192121201918181919191818161514131416
Chill °C (?)
192121201918171919191818151413121315
Sunrise
--------7:05-------7:07-
Sunset
---8:30-------8:29------

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