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Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 4 km from Dunedin - St Clair has become light (light winds from the NE at Dunedin- Kenmure). Waves should be turning clean at Dunedin - St Clair. 0.8m 11 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.5m 15 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.6m 6 s period wind swell from NE
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Actual: 33 min ago

Light
7 km/h
SE
Clean
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Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Friday 26 Apr 2019 NZST

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

Today's Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay sea temperature is 13.7 °C (Statistics for 26 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 11.0 max: 12.3 min: 9.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
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0.8
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1.8
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0.6
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0.4
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0.4
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0.3
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0.3
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Period(s) (?)131514141917161514791010111212131414131298
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3848780116566522371246116709119918027093753651171027910793601712
Wind
(km/h)
35
NNE
30
NNE
10
N
25
SW
10
WNW
25
N
30
NNE
5
WNW
40
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45
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30
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5
NW
10
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10
NNW
5
NNE
5
NW
10
NNW
5
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ENE
10
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15
NNE
5
NNW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
off
offoffglasscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

10:08PM
1.65
10:33AM
1.58

10:58PM
1.64
11:22AM
1.59

11:45PM
1.65

12:07PM
1.61
12:30AM
1.67

12:51PM
1.65
1:12AM
1.70

1:33PM
1.68
1:54AM
1.71

2:14PM
1.71
2:35AM
1.73

2:55PM
1.74

Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:26PM
0.42

4:02AM
0.44
4:22PM
0.44

4:58AM
0.45
5:18PM
0.44

5:52AM
0.44

6:12PM
0.42
6:42AM
0.41

7:02PM
0.38
7:28AM
0.37

7:48PM
0.34
8:11AM
0.33

8:31PM
0.30
8:51AM
0.29

9:13PM
0.27

Note: the tide data above is for Port Chalmers, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay blow from the N.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1416141212141612111010111413141615151616161715
Low °C
13131311101214111010991412121612131614141615
Chill °C (?)
111413101012141076591412141614151616151714
Sunrise
--7:28--7:28--7:31--7:31--7:33--7:35--7:35--
Sunset
5:42--5:39--5:38--5:37--5:36--5:34--5:32--5:30-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 16mm), heaviest on Sat morning. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Fri night, min 9°C on Mon night). Mainly near gales.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Fri afternoon, min 9°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Tue morning, calm by Thu afternoon).

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Information about the Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Sandfly Bay may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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