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Kaka Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Kaka Point Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Wednesday 30 Sep 2020 NZDT
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Kaka Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kaka Point sea temperature is 11.0 °C (Statistics for 30 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 9.4 max: 10.5 min: 8.0 °C)
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Kaka Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kaka Point sea temperature is 11.0 °C (Statistics for 30 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 9.4 max: 10.5 min: 8.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Kaka Point (moderate winds from the W at NuggetPointAws 5 km from Kaka Point). 4.2m swell from S too big with 2.8m 11 s period wind swell from WSW

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1 h 6 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
W
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Kaka Point today?

The current surf forecast for Kaka Point at 3PM is: 4.0m 13s primary swell from a South direction and 1.1m 12s secondary swell from a Southwest direction, 2.5m 11s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm September 30). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 11.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (30 Sep)16ft (5.0m)13s
Afternoon (30 Sep)13ft (4.0m)13s
Evening (30 Sep)11ft (3.5m)13s

Table - waves today at Kaka Point. (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
Wednesday
30
Thursday
01
Friday
02
Sat
03
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
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5
SSW
4
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2.1
S
1.9
S
1.8
SSE
1.6
S
1.4
SSE
1.3
S
1
S
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.4
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSW
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25
WSW
20
W
20
W
20
W
15
WNW
15
W
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
NNW
10
NE
15
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
15
N
10
N
5
WNW
5
NNW
15
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
crossglassglasscross-
off
crosscross
3:07PM
2.33
3:23AM
2.35
3:44PM
2.36
3:59AM
2.37
4:18PM
2.37
8:57AM
0.80
9:16PM
0.83
9:36AM
0.79
9:53PM
0.82
10:13AM
0.80
10:28PM
0.83

Note: the tide data above is for Nugget Point, New Zealand which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kaka Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Kaka Point blow from the WSW

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