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Nicks Point Surf Forecast / Southland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Thursday 26 May 2022 NZST
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Nicks Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nicks Point sea temperature is 13.3 °C (Statistics for 26 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.1 max: 12.5 min: 9.0 °C)
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Nicks Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nicks Point sea temperature is 13.3 °C (Statistics for 26 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.1 max: 12.5 min: 9.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Nicks Point (light winds from the NW at Centre Island - Southland 8 km from Nicks Point).

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1 h 11 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NW
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Nicks Point today?

The current surf forecast for Nicks Point at 3AM is: 1.6m 12s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.2m 10s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm May 26). The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 May)4.5ft (1.3m)12s
Afternoon (27 May)3.5ft (1.1m)11s
Evening (27 May)3.5ft (1.0m)11s

Table - waves today at Nicks 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 (?)
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
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
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1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
WSW
1.5
W
1.9
W
2.1
W
2
W
1.7
W
0.9
SW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.1
SW
1.2
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
1
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.5
W
1.5
W
1.5
W
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.2
WSW
1
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
1.2
W
1.8
W
2.5
W
3.5
W
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
WSW
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
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NNW
5
N
5
NNW
5
NW
10
NNW
10
N
0
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
N
10
N
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
5
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
E
10
E
10
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
15
N
5
NNE
15
NE
15
ENE
20
E
20
ENE
20
NE
15
NNE
15
NE
15
NW
5
ESE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
E
5
NNE
5
NW
15
WSW
10
SW
15
SW
25
WSW
25
WSW
30
W
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off
offcross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
glasscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
10:50PM
2.31
11:12AM
2.35
11:34PM
2.34
11:56AM
2.38
12:16AM
2.35
12:37PM
2.39
12:55AM
2.35
1:18PM
2.38
1:33AM
2.33
1:57PM
2.34
2:09AM
2.29
2:36PM
2.30
2:46AM
2.22
3:15PM
2.24
3:24AM
2.15
5:05AM
0.56
5:29PM
0.57
5:50AM
0.56
6:14PM
0.60
6:32AM
0.56
6:56PM
0.64
7:12AM
0.58
7:36PM
0.68
7:52AM
0.61
8:14PM
0.71
8:30AM
0.64
8:52PM
0.75
9:08AM
0.67
9:30PM
0.78

Note: the tide data above is for Colac Bay, New Zealand which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Nicks Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Nicks Point blow from the NNW

Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
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