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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). 1.8m 13 s period swell from WSW
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33 km away, 1 h 48 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
N
12.0
14.8
Air / Water (°C)
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Punakaiki Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 20 Nov 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 14.8 °C (Statistics for 20 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 15.9 min: 13.0 °C)

Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
SW
Period(s) (?)131313131313121212151514141414131313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)958928749538423423325273154318275264316299290229225175
Wind
(km/h)
15
NW
15
N
20
NE
15
ENE
15
E
15
E
5
ENE
15
WNW
15
WNW
5
W
5
S
5
ESE
10
ESE
10
ESE
5
S
15
WSW
20
WSW
15
SW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
Tide State(?)
-flowhighebblowflowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


9:40PM
2.56




10:04AM
2.61



10:22PM
2.70



10:45AM
2.75


Low Tide
/ height (m)




3:53AM
0.34




4:13PM
0.33



4:34AM
0.21



4:54PM
0.19

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.
 Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
121110988131515141211101015161615
Chill °C (?)
10976561314141412108915151514
Sunrise
-----5:58-------5:58----
Sunset
-8:40-------8:42-------8:43

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