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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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Punakaiki Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Friday 23 Feb 2018 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 20.6 °C (Statistics for 23 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 19.7 min: 16.3 °C)

Friday 23Saturday 24Sunday 25
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
Rating
(10 max)
2
2
2
3
3
2
2
3
2
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.3
WSW
0.7
SW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
1.4
NW
2.2
NW
Period(s) (?)8887771413131310121212121156
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)361292270263234193186229212142142136125123918799390
Wind
(km/h)
15
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
S
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
SW
0
W
5
NW
10
NW
20
NW
20
NNW
30
NNW
35
NNW
Wind State(?)ononcross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassononononglasscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

5:06PM
2.44



5:40AM
2.38



6:17PM
2.38



6:54AM
2.39




Low Tide
/ height (m)



11:23PM
0.55



11:58AM
0.57



12:35AM
0.59




1:14PM
0.54

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
partially cloudy
rain showers
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rain showers
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
181716161616171818171716161616161717
Sunrise
------7:07-------7:09---
Sunset
-8:28-------8:25-------8:24

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