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Fletchers Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 3.6

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

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 NZST
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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 15.9 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.7 max: 16.9 min: 13.7 °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 15.9 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.7 max: 16.9 min: 13.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Fletchers Beach (moderate winds from the NW at Whanganui Inlet Weather NZ 11 km from Fletchers Beach).

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Actual: 43 min ago

Moderate
28 km/h
NW
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Fletchers Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Fletchers Beach at 2PM is: 2.5m 8s primary swell from a North-northwest direction and 0.8m 16s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 11:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)7ft (2.1m)7s
Afternoon (11 May)8ft (2.5m)8s
Evening (11 May)8ft (2.4m)8s

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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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NNW
2.5
NNW
2.5
NNW
2.5
NNW
2.4
NNW
2.2
NW
2
NW
1.1
W
1.1
W
1
W
1
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.8
W
0.8
W
0.8
W
0.8
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
1.3
E
0.5
W
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
1.3
NNE
1.7
NNE
2.2
N
1.6
NW
2.1
NW
1.7
NNW
2
W
1.6
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.3
WNW
1.6
W
3
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.5
WNW
3
WNW
3.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
4
WNW
4
NW
4.5
NW
4.5
NW
3
NNW
2.4
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
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NNW
45
NNW
40
NW
40
NW
35
WNW
30
W
25
W
30
WSW
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E
60
ESE
50
SE
65
ESE
65
SE
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SE
60
SE
60
SE
60
SE
50
SE
45
SE
40
ESE
40
ESE
40
SE
35
SE
40
SE
35
ESE
35
ESE
25
E
30
ESE
35
ESE
35
NNE
35
NW
50
W
50
W
55
WSW
50
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
30
W
30
WNW
40
NW
45
NW
50
NW
55
NW
35
WNW
30
W
30
WSW
25
WSW
20
SW
30
WSW
40
WSW
40
WSW
35
W
35
NW
45
NNW
40
WNW
35
W
30
W
20
W
15
W
15
W
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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cross-
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cross-
off
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cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
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cross-
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cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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9:43AM
3.05
10:04PM
3.10
10:18AM
3.07
10:38PM
3.13
10:52AM
3.05
11:12PM
3.11
11:27AM
3.00
11:48PM
3.05
12:03PM
2.91
12:25AM
2.97
12:42PM
2.80
1:05AM
2.86
1:25PM
2.69
1:50AM
2.76
2:15PM
2.59
3:53PM
0.30
4:12AM
0.37
4:27PM
0.29
4:46AM
0.36
5:01PM
0.31
5:22AM
0.39
5:35PM
0.37
5:58AM
0.46
6:11PM
0.46
6:36AM
0.56
6:50PM
0.57
7:18AM
0.66
7:34PM
0.68
8:06AM
0.75

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

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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