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Colac Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 4.1

Overall: 3.4

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Colac Bay Surf Forecast / Southland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Thursday 06 May 2021 NZST
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Colac Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Colac Bay sea temperature is 13.4 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.5 max: 13.2 min: 10.3 °C)
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Colac Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Colac Bay sea temperature is 13.4 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.5 max: 13.2 min: 10.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Southland

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Colac Bay (light winds from the SE at Centre Island CG 11 km from Colac Bay).

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Actual: 33 min ago

Light
9 km/h
SE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Colac Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Colac Bay at 7PM is: 2.2m 15s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.1m 15s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm May 06). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 11.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)--
Afternoon (06 May)7.5ft (2.3m)15s
Evening (06 May)7ft (2.1m)15s

Table - waves today at Colac 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
Fri
14
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2.3
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.5
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.4
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
1
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
W
1.3
W
1.4
W
1.5
W
1.6
WSW
1.8
WSW
2
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
W
1.8
W
2.4
W
2.5
W
2.4
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.5
W
1.8
W
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10
SW
5
S
5
ENE
5
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
5
NE
5
ESE
5
ESE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
ENE
10
NE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
N
20
W
20
W
25
W
30
W
25
WSW
15
WSW
10
W
10
NNE
5
N
5
NNE
5
N
10
NE
10
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
10
NE
10
NNE
5
NE
5
NE
5
NNE
5
NW
5
S
10
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
NW
25
NNW
40
NW
30
WNW
25
NW
20
NNW
20
N
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
W
25
WNW
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on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
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
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
10:06PM
2.22
10:28AM
2.25
10:52PM
2.25
11:12AM
2.29
11:34PM
2.29
11:53AM
2.33
12:13AM
2.33
12:30PM
2.36
12:49AM
2.35
1:07PM
2.37
1:24AM
2.35
1:42PM
2.36
1:57AM
2.32
2:18PM
2.34
3:54PM
0.56
4:22AM
0.63
4:44PM
0.55
5:08AM
0.59
5:29PM
0.55
5:49AM
0.56
6:11PM
0.56
6:28AM
0.55
6:49PM
0.58
7:04AM
0.56
7:26PM
0.62
7:40AM
0.58
8:01PM
0.66
8:15AM
0.61
8:36PM
0.70

Note: the tide data above is for Colac Bay, New Zealand which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Colac Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Colac Bay blow from the NW

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Fri
14
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
rain showers
cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
heavy rain
light rain
cloudy
rain showers
clear
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
partially cloudy
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rain showers
clear
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