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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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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Purakaunui Bay based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Purakaunui Bay right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Purakaunui Bay

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

Papatowai wx

12 km WSW25 m above sea level

1 hour ago
0 NE0
(0 km/h at 45°)
14.0 °C10.0


33 km ENE- m above sea level

4 hours ago
No report
5 SE5
light winds from the SE
(6 km/h at 150°)
15.0 °C10 km
10 km


Dunedin Airport

83 km NNE2 m above sea level

3 hours ago
5 SSW5
light winds from the SSW
(6 km/h at 210°)
16.2 °C10 km
10 km

no observation


100 km WSW2 m above sea level

3 hours ago
10 WSW10
light winds from the WSW
(11 km/h at 240°)
14.7 °C10 km
10 km

no observation

South West Cape

183 km SW101 m above sea level

3 hours ago
25 W25
moderate winds from the W
(26 km/h at 260°)
12.4 °C-

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Purakaunui Bay and within an acceptable time window.