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Purakaunui Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Purakaunui Bay (fresh winds from the NW at Kaka Point RD 1 Balclutha wx 22 km from Purakaunui Bay). 3.4m swell from SW too big with an additional 1.3m 12 s period swell from S
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22 km away, 32 min ago

Strong
37.8 km/h
NW
15.3
14.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Purakaunui Bay Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 23 Jan 2019 NZDT

Purakaunui Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Purakaunui Bay sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 23 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.6 max: 13.9 min: 10.7 °C)

Wednesday 23Thursday 24Friday 25
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
Rating
(10 max)
2
2
4
2
3
2
0
1
2
2
2
1
1
1
2
2
3
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
2
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
2.4
SW
2.1
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.4
SW
Period(s) (?)1312141413127910101111111111101111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)99010361325990792120766113181092940702615573573780720725501
Wind
(km/h)
35
W
30
W
15
WNW
20
S
25
WSW
35
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
25
WSW
25
W
30
W
25
W
30
W
30
W
30
W
25
W
25
W
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)

4:51AM
2.24



5:12PM
2.15



5:45AM
2.21



6:07PM
2.12



6:40AM
2.14
Low Tide
/ height (m)



11:04AM
-0.02



11:26PM
-0.12



11:58AM
0.01



12:22AM
-0.05


Note: the tide data above is for Long Point which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Purakaunui Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Purakaunui Bay blow from the NW.
 Wednesday 23Thursday 24Friday 25
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
cloudy
light rain
light rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
moderate rain
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
Summary
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Rain (mm)
-1311810-----1---111
Temp. °C
16151412910111110101112121313121212
Chill °C (?)
14131310667767899101091010
Sunrise
-6:18-------6:20-------6:22
Sunset
-----9:24-------9:23----

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