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Leithfield Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Leithfield Beach Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 18 Oct 2021 NZDT
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Leithfield Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Leithfield Beach sea temperature is 11.8 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 10.4 max: 11.7 min: 9.1 °C)
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Leithfield Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Leithfield Beach sea temperature is 11.8 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 10.4 max: 11.7 min: 9.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Leithfield Beach (light winds from the SE at Limestone Hills 18 km from Leithfield Beach).

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18 km away, 56 min ago

Light
7 km/h
SE
16.1
11.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Leithfield Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Leithfield Beach at 6PM is: 0.6m 9s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.3m 3s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm October 18). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Oct)1.5ft (0.5m)7s
Afternoon (18 Oct)2ft (0.6m)9s
Evening (18 Oct)2ft (0.6m)9s

Table - waves today at Leithfield 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
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
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0.5
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.8
SSE
1.4
S
0.3
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.6
SE
0.7
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.4
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
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25
NNW
25
NW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
WNW
10
N
15
NW
30
NNW
30
NNW
30
WNW
15
WSW
5
S
15
SSW
10
W
5
WNW
5
SW
5
SSW
10
E
15
E
15
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
5
N
5
NNW
10
E
15
E
25
E
15
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
5
NNE
5
NNW
10
ENE
20
ENE
25
ENE
20
ENE
20
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NE
15
ENE
25
ENE
20
E
20
ENE
5
ENE
0
W
5
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
20
N
15
N
15
N
10
NNW
5
WNW
5
SE
15
ESE
10
E
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
offcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassoncross-
on
3:58PM
1.94
4:22AM
1.87
4:43PM
1.90
5:07AM
1.87
5:28PM
1.86
5:52AM
1.86
6:12PM
1.82
6:36AM
1.85
6:56PM
1.78
7:21AM
1.83
7:42PM
1.73
8:06AM
1.81
8:28PM
1.69
8:53AM
1.78
9:44AM
0.21
10:12PM
0.21
10:31AM
0.24
10:56PM
0.23
11:17AM
0.26
11:39PM
0.25
12:03PM
0.28
12:22AM
0.28
12:48PM
0.31
1:05AM
0.31
1:34PM
0.34
1:50AM
0.34
2:22PM
0.38
2:36AM
0.38
3:10PM
0.41

Note: the tide data above is for Amberley Beach which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Leithfield Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Leithfield Beach blow from the WNW

Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
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