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Bluecliffs Surf Forecast / Southland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Monday 15 Aug 2022 NZST
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Bluecliffs surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bluecliffs sea temperature is 10.8 °C (Statistics for 15 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 10.7 max: 11.7 min: 9.1 °C)
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Bluecliffs surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bluecliffs sea temperature is 10.8 °C (Statistics for 15 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 10.7 max: 11.7 min: 9.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Previously calm conditions have become cross-shore at Bluecliffs (light winds from the E at Birchwood Automatic Weather Station 44 km from Bluecliffs).

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44 km away, 37 min ago

Light
11 km/h
E
9.8
10.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Bluecliffs today?

The current surf forecast for Bluecliffs at 2PM is: 2.3m 15s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00am August 15). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 5.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 Aug)8ft (2.4m)15s
Afternoon (15 Aug)7.5ft (2.3m)15s
Evening (15 Aug)6.5ft (2.0m)14s

Table - waves today at Bluecliffs. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
Rating
(10 max)
555555444332222111111233310002110000122221243378653223334333
Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.21.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.27.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.51.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.69.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.75.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.99.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.123.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.147.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.165.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.171.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.4
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.6
W
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
SSW
0.4
SW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.3
SW
1
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.9
SW
0.9
WSW
4
W
4.5
W
3.5
W
2.3
WSW
1.2
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
1
SSW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
Period(s) (?)15151515141414141412131313141413131313121616151414131212121212121012129141413131419171716161413131014131314141313131212
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)252625602334189816001283969811612250235186109118116616061618561155226211206677539361064749151514954123114116121745806813624305849686841121004565180183346499451535336442442
Wind
(km/h)
15
NNE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
15
NE
15
NNE
10
N
10
N
10
NNE
10
NE
5
ENE
5
NNW
10
N
5
NNW
0
NNW
5
NNE
0
WNW
10
SSW
5
SSW
0
NNE
5
NNE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
ENE
10
NE
5
E
0
E
10
WSW
10
NW
10
NW
10
N
15
N
10
N
5
E
5
ESE
5
N
5
NNE
5
N
5
NE
10
NE
5
N
15
WSW
10
WNW
10
N
15
N
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
NW
10
W
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NW
5
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
5
NW
10
NNW
15
N
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
glassoffoffglassglassoffglassonglassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcrossglassglassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:25PM
2.19
2:42AM
2.21
3:10PM
2.09
3:30AM
2.07
3:57PM
1.96
4:21AM
1.91
4:46PM
1.83
5:16AM
1.76
5:41PM
1.71
6:18AM
1.65
6:43PM
1.63
7:27AM
1.60
7:49PM
1.61
8:34AM
1.61
Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:12AM
-0.01
8:31PM
0.15
8:58AM
0.12
9:19PM
0.25
9:45AM
0.27
10:08PM
0.37
10:34AM
0.44
11:01PM
0.49
11:28AM
0.59
12:00AM
0.59
12:29PM
0.69
1:06AM
0.65
1:37PM
0.74
2:12AM
0.65
2:42PM
0.73

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 Bluecliffs blow from the N

Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C7101197788913161311111110111313121111101010111211111098914161311101099101110101011111011121078888101210
Feels °C (?)36863345611141299109101311121110888911111087561214111099778877789889745655896
Sunrise7:50-------7:48-------7:48-------7:46-------7:43-------7:43-------7:41-------7:39---
Sunset--5:59--------6:00-------6:00-------6:01-------6:04-------6:05-------6:06-------6:07

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