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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). 2.9m 16 s period swell from WSW with an additional 1.0m 8 s period swell from W
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33 km away, 46 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
N
11.2
13.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Punakaiki Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Sunday 23 Sep 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 13.5 °C (Statistics for 23 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 12.7 max: 14.3 min: 11.4 °C)

Sunday 23Monday 24Tuesday 25
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
Rating
(10 max)
6
6
6
4
4
4
6
6
6
6
6
4
5
4
4
5
11
11
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
4
WSW
4
WSW
Period(s) (?)171616161615151515151515151515151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)407437263272293627562920313033053597382842464498444042664038427960666884
Wind
(km/h)
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
S
10
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
W
5
N
5
N
10
N
15
N
20
SW
15
SSW
20
SW
20
SW
10
S
15
S
15
SSE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



9:33AM
2.52



9:49PM
2.63



10:09AM
2.63



10:24PM
2.74


Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:24AM
0.42



3:40PM
0.41



4:00AM
0.30



4:15PM
0.30



4:35AM
0.20

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.
 Sunday 23Monday 24Tuesday 25
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
1010111313121212121212108109998
Chill °C (?)
991012121111121211108686776
Sunrise
--6:22-------6:20-------
Sunset
-----6:31-------6:32----

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