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Dinner Plates ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.3

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Dinner Plates Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Saturday 27 Feb 2021 NZDT
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Dinner Plates surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dinner Plates sea temperature is 15.4 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 12.6 max: 14.1 min: 11.2 °C)
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Dinner Plates surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dinner Plates sea temperature is 15.4 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 12.6 max: 14.1 min: 11.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Catlins

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Dinner Plates (light winds from the SSE at Ruapuke Island CG 43 km from Dinner Plates). no significant swell

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43 km away, 2 h 53 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SSE
15.2
15.4
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Dinner Plates today?

The current surf forecast for Dinner Plates at 2PM is: 0.5m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.6m 12s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am February 27). An open ocean swell of 0.9m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)2.5ft (0.7m)12s
Afternoon (27 Feb)3ft (0.9m)14s
Evening (27 Feb)2.5ft (0.8m)13s

Table - waves today at Dinner Plates. (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
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
22200013354434666655445
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
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11512312312828826421242271210611662233628383424353737093631310627682488212718771594
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
20
E
25
E
25
E
25
E
15
ENE
10
E
10
ENE
15
E
15
E
20
E
20
E
20
ENE
10
NE
5
NNE
5
N
5
N
10
SE
10
ESE
10
E
5
ENE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
3:00AM
2.28
3:15PM
2.27
3:43AM
2.35
3:59PM
2.35
4:27AM
2.38
4:45PM
2.37
9:09AM
0.20
9:28PM
0.05
9:52AM
0.13
10:12PM
0.00
10:36AM
0.10

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 Dinner Plates blow from the N

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
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cloudy
cloudy
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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