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Farewell Spit ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Farewell Spit Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 04 Jun 2020 NZST
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Farewell Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Farewell Spit sea temperature is 14.8 °C (Statistics for 04 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 15.8 min: 13.5 °C)
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Farewell Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Farewell Spit sea temperature is 14.8 °C (Statistics for 04 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 15.8 min: 13.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Farewell Spit (light winds from the NE at Whanganui Inlet Weather NZ 13 km from Farewell Spit). 1.9m 10 s period swell from NNW with an additional 0.7m 14 s period swell from W

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Actual: 40 min ago

Light
7 km/h
NE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Farewell Spit today?

The current surf forecast for Farewell Spit at 2PM is: 2.5m 10s primary swell from a North-northwest direction and 0.8m 15s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 11:00am June 04). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 4 stars.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Jun)8ft (2.5m)9s
Afternoon (04 Jun)10ft (3.0m)10s
Evening (04 Jun)8ft (2.5m)11s

Table - waves today at Farewell Spit. (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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM
04550222344443220000133
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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
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
2.5
NNW
2.5
NNW
3
NNW
3
NNW
2.5
NNW
2.5
NNW
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.9
W
2.4
W
2.3
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
9101010111115151515151515151515677781012
999131317341775162614741258122510749798767667406145171597480483327311345546888
25
NW
10
NW
10
N
10
ESE
50
ESE
40
SE
40
SE
40
SE
25
SE
10
SSE
10
NW
15
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
35
WSW
40
WSW
45
WSW
45
W
35
W
40
WSW
35
WSW
20
ESE
20
ESE
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:25AM
3.27
8:56PM
3.33
9:16AM
3.33
9:44PM
3.41
10:05AM
3.35
10:31PM
3.44
2:41PM
0.07
3:06AM
0.13
3:29PM
0.01
3:56AM
0.07
4:16PM
0.00

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 Farewell Spit blow from the S

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
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moderate rain
moderate rain
moderate rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
light rain
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