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Bluecliffs ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.8

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Bluecliffs Surf Forecast / Southland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 15 Jul 2020 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 10.6 °C (Statistics for 15 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.3 min: 9.4 °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 10.6 °C (Statistics for 15 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.3 min: 9.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Southland

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the E at Birchwood AWS WXT 44 km from Bluecliffs). 1.9m 14 s period swell from WSW with an additional 0.8m 8 s period swell from SSE , plus 1.0m 4 s period wind swell from ENE

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44 km away, 48 min ago

Light
6 km/h
E
-1.4
10.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Bluecliffs today?

The current surf forecast for Bluecliffs at 7AM is: 1.4m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm July 15). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4 stars.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 Jul)4.5ft (1.4m)14s
Afternoon (15 Jul)4.5ft (1.3m)13s
Evening (15 Jul)4ft (1.2m)13s

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

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Saturday
18
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM
55444444344444343333333
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
1.7
WSW
1.6
SW
1.5
WSW
1.4
SW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1514141414141313131515141414141413131414131313
11581016934788710690581528479837805742722595529522440440447379342277269
10
ENE
10
NE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
ENE
10
E
10
NE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
5
NE
5
E
5
ESE
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
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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8:01PM
1.67
8:30AM
1.68
8:52PM
1.71
9:22AM
1.74
9:40PM
1.78
10:11AM
1.82
2:16AM
0.62
2:41PM
0.62
3:08AM
0.55
3:31PM
0.57
3:56AM
0.46

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

Thursday
16
Friday
17
Saturday
18
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM
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clear
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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