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Shingles ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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  1. Good Thursday evening and Friday morning with glassy shoulder high waves. Bigger along the coast bt everywhere was affected by a cross NE breeze from between 10am and 4pm Friday. Then cleaner again
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Shingles Surf Forecast / West Coast South Island / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Saturday 25 Apr 2015 NZST

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

Today's Shingles sea temperature is 16.4 °C (Statistics for 25 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 17.1 min: 13.9 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)8810101011101111101111810111113131313131515
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Wave
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Energy(?)70614522779335541154294135235972574243415411699122629773957259618761342875659659874760
Wind
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35 NNE35
45 N45
50 N50
30 NNE30
45 N45
45 NNW45
45 W45
35 W35
30 W30
20 SSW20
10 E10
25 SW25
35 SW35
45 SW45
45 SW45
5 SE5
15 E15
25 NNE25
25 NNE25
15 NE15
15 NNE15
5 ESE5
5 ESE5
Wind State(?)onononononcross-
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High Tide
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4:23AM
2.54
4:58PM
2.47

5:28AM
2.50
6:00PM
2.47

6:31AM
2.54

6:59PM
2.53
7:26AM
2.63

7:50PM
2.65
8:13AM
2.76

8:35PM
2.78
8:54AM
2.89

9:14PM
2.91
9:31AM
3.00



Low Tide
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10:07PM
0.96
10:44AM
0.95

11:12PM
1.04
11:48AM
0.99

12:17AM
1.04

12:47PM
0.96
1:15AM
0.97

1:40PM
0.88
2:05AM
0.87

2:25PM
0.78
2:47AM
0.76

3:05PM
0.67

3:24AM
0.65



Note: the tide data above is for Westport, New Zealand which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Shingles.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Shingles blow from the S.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
--17:46--17:45--17:44--17:42--17:40--17:39--17:38--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 255mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Sun night, min 11°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the N on Sun afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Tue night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Fri morning, min 13°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Thu morning, calm by Thu night).

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Information about the Shingles Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Shingles provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Shingles can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Shingles 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 (Shingles) 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 Shingles 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.

Are you planning a holiday in West Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Shingles, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in West Coast, consider staying in Nelson which is 149 km (93 miles) away.