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Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 4.5
Camping: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Cannibal Bay Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 06 May 2021 NZST
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Cannibal Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cannibal Bay sea temperature is 13.0 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.7 max: 12.2 min: 9.3 °C)
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Cannibal Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cannibal Bay sea temperature is 13.0 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.7 max: 12.2 min: 9.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Cannibal Bay (light winds from the SSW at NuggetPointAws 5 km from Cannibal Bay).

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Actual: 45 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
SSW
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Cannibal Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Cannibal Bay at 7PM is: 2.2m 15s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.2m 14s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 06). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 5.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)8ft (2.4m)15s
Afternoon (06 May)7.5ft (2.3m)15s
Evening (06 May)7ft (2.2m)15s

Table - waves today at Cannibal Bay. (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 (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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2.4
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
1.7
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
1.8
SSW
2
SSW
1.4
SW
1.7
SSW
2.4
S
2.2
S
2.1
S
1.9
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
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W
15
WSW
15
SW
5
SSW
5
ENE
5
N
10
N
5
NNW
10
NNW
5
N
5
ENE
0
E
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
N
10
N
10
N
15
NNE
15
ENE
15
NNE
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
N
10
W
10
NW
10
W
15
WSW
10
SW
5
NW
10
N
10
NNE
10
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
10
NNE
10
N
15
NNE
5
NNW
5
NW
5
W
0
WSW
5
NNE
5
NE
10
NE
15
NE
20
NE
25
ENE
25
NE
20
NE
10
NNE
10
N
15
N
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNE
10
WNW
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off
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off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
crosscross-
off
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cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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11:22AM
2.24
11:50PM
2.24
12:12PM
2.27
12:36AM
2.27
12:56PM
2.30
1:18AM
2.30
1:37PM
2.33
1:57AM
2.33
2:14PM
2.36
2:33AM
2.35
2:51PM
2.37
3:08AM
2.35
3:26PM
2.36
3:41AM
2.33
4:02PM
2.34
5:33PM
0.90
6:01AM
0.96
6:23PM
0.89
6:47AM
0.93
7:08PM
0.89
7:28AM
0.90
7:50PM
0.90
8:07AM
0.89
8:28PM
0.92
8:43AM
0.90
9:05PM
0.94
9:19AM
0.92
9:40PM
0.98
9:54AM
0.94

Note: the tide data above is for Nugget Point, New Zealand which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cannibal Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cannibal Bay blow from the NW

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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cloudy
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moderate rain
rain showers
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clear
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clear
clear
clear
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
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partially cloudy
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