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Colac Bay Surf Forecast / Southland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Saturday 28 May 2022 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 12.8 °C (Statistics for 28 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.1 max: 12.2 min: 9.0 °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 12.8 °C (Statistics for 28 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.1 max: 12.2 min: 9.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Colac Bay (fresh winds from the NW at Centre Island - Southland 11 km from Colac Bay).

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Actual: 31 min ago

Moderate
31 km/h
NW
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Colac Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Colac Bay at 5AM is: 1.1m 10s primary swell from a West direction and 0.6m 16s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm May 28). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (29 May)2.5ft (0.8m)16s
Afternoon (29 May)3.5ft (1.0m)15s
Evening (29 May)3ft (0.9m)14s

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
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
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1.6
W
1.4
W
1.2
W
0.6
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
1
W
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.5
W
0.4
WSW
0.7
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.7
W
0.8
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
WSW
1.4
W
1.4
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.3
WSW
2
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
SSE
0.5
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.5
SE
0.4
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.8
WSW
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NNW
10
N
5
N
5
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
E
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
15
ENE
10
ENE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
10
NNE
15
NE
10
NE
15
ENE
10
NE
10
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
20
NNE
15
N
10
N
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
10
NNE
5
ENE
10
SSE
15
SSE
5
SSW
10
SW
10
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
20
SSW
15
SW
20
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
10
W
10
WSW
5
SW
5
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
ononcrosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
crosscrosscross
12:16AM
2.35
12:37PM
2.39
12:55AM
2.35
1:18PM
2.38
1:33AM
2.33
1:57PM
2.34
2:09AM
2.29
2:36PM
2.30
2:46AM
2.22
3:15PM
2.24
3:24AM
2.15
3:54PM
2.17
4:05AM
2.09
4:36PM
2.11
4:50AM
2.03
6:14PM
0.60
6:32AM
0.56
6:56PM
0.64
7:12AM
0.58
7:36PM
0.68
7:52AM
0.61
8:14PM
0.71
8:30AM
0.64
8:52PM
0.75
9:08AM
0.67
9:30PM
0.78
9:48AM
0.70
10:10PM
0.80
10:31AM
0.72
10:53PM
0.82

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

Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
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