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Fletchers Beach Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 17 Jan 2022 NZDT
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Fletchers Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fletchers Beach sea temperature is 18.6 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 20.0 min: 15.8 °C)
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Fletchers Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fletchers Beach sea temperature is 18.6 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 20.0 min: 15.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent clean conditions at Wharariki Beach have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (light winds from the N at FarewellSpitAws 28 km from Wharariki Beach).

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25 km away, 45 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
N
25.4
18.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Fletchers Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Fletchers Beach at 6PM is: 0.3m 13s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.7m 5s secondary swell from a West direction, 0.2m 2s secondary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm January 17). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 Jan)1ft (0.3m)13s
Afternoon (17 Jan)1ft (0.3m)13s
Evening (17 Jan)2.5ft (0.7m)6s

Table - waves today at Fletchers Beach. (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
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.9
WSW
0.7
W
0.3
W
0.1
W
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.4
WNW
0.6
W
0.7
W
1.8
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
1.1
W
1.3
W
1.8
W
1.6
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.5
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.7
WSW
1.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
N
0.5
W
0.1
N
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.3
W
0.4
WSW
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
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5
N
15
NW
25
W
20
SW
15
SSE
5
SSE
5
N
15
NE
10
NE
15
N
20
WNW
35
WSW
15
SSW
5
SSW
25
WSW
35
WSW
40
W
45
W
40
W
40
W
40
W
40
WNW
45
WSW
40
WSW
35
SW
5
ENE
40
WSW
35
WSW
20
SSW
20
SE
10
WSW
15
SSW
10
SSE
5
ENE
5
WNW
0
SSE
10
ESE
10
SSE
10
SE
10
SSE
5
E
15
N
25
WNW
30
W
30
W
25
W
25
W
25
WSW
15
W
20
W
25
WNW
20
W
15
WSW
15
SW
10
WSW
20
WSW
20
WNW
25
W
30
W
30
W
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
ononcrosscross-
off
offglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
glasscrossglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
10:45AM
2.95
11:02PM
2.89
11:24AM
3.06
11:40PM
2.97
12:01PM
3.14
12:17AM
3.02
12:37PM
3.18
12:54AM
3.03
1:13PM
3.20
1:31AM
3.02
1:49PM
3.17
2:10AM
2.98
2:29PM
3.12
2:53AM
2.92
3:12PM
3.03
4:57PM
0.52
5:10AM
0.42
5:35PM
0.43
5:47AM
0.35
6:12PM
0.36
6:24AM
0.30
6:48PM
0.32
7:00AM
0.30
7:25PM
0.31
7:37AM
0.33
8:03PM
0.33
8:16AM
0.39
8:44PM
0.37
8:59AM
0.48

Note: the tide data above is for Farewell Spit which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fletchers Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fletchers Beach blow from the SSW

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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