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Cape Paterson ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Cape Paterson Surf Forecast / VIC – East Coast / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Thursday 06 May 2021 AEST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Cape Paterson surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cape Paterson sea temperature is 16.3 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.0 min: 14.4 °C)
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Cape Paterson surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cape Paterson sea temperature is 16.3 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.0 min: 14.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cape Paterson (calm at Wonthaggi 9 km from Cape Paterson).

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2 h 39 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
NNE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Cape Paterson today?

The current surf forecast for Cape Paterson at 6PM is: 1.4m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.7m 19s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 03:00pm May 06). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)--
Afternoon (06 May)5ft (1.6m)14s
Evening (06 May)4.5ft (1.4m)14s

Table - waves today at Cape Paterson. (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
1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
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T tasmania.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T tasmania.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T tasmania.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T tasmania.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T tasmania.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T tasmania.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T tasmania.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
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1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SW
2
WSW
2
WSW
1.9
SW
1.9
WSW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2.1
WSW
3
W
3.5
W
5
WSW
5
SW
4.5
SW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
SW
1.9
SW
1.7
SW
1.8
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
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20
E
20
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
N
10
NW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
WNW
10
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
25
WNW
30
WNW
25
WSW
25
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
SW
5
NNE
10
NNE
15
NW
15
WSW
10
NE
15
N
20
NNW
25
NNW
40
NNW
45
NW
55
WSW
50
WSW
50
WSW
45
WSW
45
SW
40
SW
40
SW
30
SW
30
SW
30
SW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
25
WNW
25
NW
30
NW
30
NW
35
NW
40
NW
45
NNW
35
W
30
WSW
30
W
30
W
30
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
onononglassoffcross-
off
crossonoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
ononononononononononcross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross
7:07PM
0.71
7:21AM
0.63
7:58PM
0.67
8:29AM
0.61
8:52PM
0.64
9:42AM
0.61
9:49PM
0.63
10:50AM
0.63
10:43PM
0.62
11:48AM
0.66
11:34PM
0.63
12:37PM
0.70
12:20AM
0.64
1:21PM
0.74
1:22AM
0.25
1:32PM
0.23
2:20AM
0.26
2:34PM
0.28
3:21AM
0.26
3:42PM
0.31
4:19AM
0.24
4:50PM
0.32
5:12AM
0.21
5:50PM
0.32
5:59AM
0.17
6:40PM
0.30
6:42AM
0.14
7:25PM
0.28

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 Cape Paterson blow from the NE

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