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Dunedin - Cob Cottage ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Dunedin - Cob Cottage Surf Guide

Cob Cottage in Dunedin is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the south. Both left and right reef breaks. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include sharks/rips.

Dunedin - Cob Cottage Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunedin - Cob Cottage:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dunedin - Cob Cottage occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dunedin - Cob Cottage (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dunedin - Cob Cottage with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in June while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dunedin - Cob Cottage Location Map

Interactive Dunedin - Cob Cottage surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Dunedin - Cob Cottage is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunedin - Cob Cottage is Alexandra Airport (ALR), also in New Zealand, 111 km (69 miles) away.

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Dunedin - Cob Cottage Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 12:59 Local Time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 25
NNE 25
NNE 20
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Swell History at Dunedin - Cob Cottage

Surf stats for Dunedin - Cob Cottage, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dunedin - Cob Cottage

Wind stats for Dunedin - Cob Cottage, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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