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

Overall: 3.0

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Long Point Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 18 Oct 2021 NZDT
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Long Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Long Point sea temperature is 11.2 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 9.5 max: 10.7 min: 8.0 °C)
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Long Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Long Point sea temperature is 11.2 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 9.5 max: 10.7 min: 8.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 23 km away suggest it is still onshore at Long Point (moderate winds from the WSW at Nugget Point Automatic Weather Station).

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23 km away, 1 h 14 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
WSW
12.8
11.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Long Point today?

The current surf forecast for Long Point at 6PM is: 1.2m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.7m 8s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction, 1.0m 5s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm October 18). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Oct)4.5ft (1.4m)14s
Afternoon (18 Oct)4.5ft (1.3m)14s
Evening (18 Oct)3.5ft (1.1m)14s

Table - waves today at Long Point. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(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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1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.5
SSW
1.9
SSW
3
SW
2.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
2.5
SSW
3.5
SW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SW
1.7
ENE
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
1
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.7
SW
0.5
SW
1.5
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
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20
SW
20
SW
15
SW
20
W
15
WNW
15
NW
30
NW
20
SW
30
WSW
30
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
20
WSW
15
SW
20
SSW
15
SSW
5
SSW
5
W
5
WNW
5
NW
0
SSE
10
SE
15
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
10
NNE
15
NE
20
ENE
20
ENE
20
ENE
20
NE
15
NNE
5
NNW
5
N
10
NE
10
E
15
ENE
10
E
10
ENE
5
ENE
5
ENE
5
ENE
10
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
10
ENE
5
ENE
0
W
5
WSW
5
SW
5
E
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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1:55PM
1.94
2:14AM
1.92
2:35PM
1.93
2:54AM
1.92
3:14PM
1.90
3:32AM
1.91
3:51PM
1.86
4:11AM
1.88
4:29PM
1.80
4:51AM
1.83
5:09PM
1.73
5:33AM
1.76
5:52PM
1.65
6:19AM
1.69
6:39PM
1.58
7:43AM
0.18
8:05PM
0.21
8:24AM
0.18
8:45PM
0.21
9:04AM
0.20
9:22PM
0.22
9:43AM
0.23
10:00PM
0.25
10:22AM
0.28
10:38PM
0.30
11:03AM
0.35
11:18PM
0.36
11:46AM
0.42
12:02AM
0.43
12:33PM
0.50

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 Long Point blow from the NE

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