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Nicks Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.4

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Nicks Point Surf Forecast / Southland / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 NZDT
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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 15.6 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.0 max: 14.1 min: 11.6 °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 15.6 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.0 max: 14.1 min: 11.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Southland

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Nicks Point (near gales from the W at Centre Island CG 8 km from Nicks Point). 0.9m 12 s period swell from WSW with an additional 0.8m 15 s period swell from WSW , plus 2.3m 7 s period wind swell from WNW

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Actual: 38 min ago

Gale
59 km/h
W
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Nicks Point today?

The current surf forecast for Nicks Point at 9PM is: 2.5m 7s primary swell from a West direction and 1.2m 12s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)--
Afternoon (03 Mar)5ft (1.6m)8s
Evening (03 Mar)8ft (2.5m)7s

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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
211411345341045445666645
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
0.7
SW
1.9
WNW
2.5
W
3
W
3.5
W
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.8
WSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1.7
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.2
W
2
W
2.4
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
WSW
12771212121111101010111010101013141414141515
1573176953114299327511862131695265316318954113109618341805324735213472357042403979
5
W
35
W
40
W
35
W
30
W
30
W
25
WNW
15
WNW
10
WSW
10
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
25
N
15
W
15
NNE
15
NNE
0
SE
10
SE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
ENE
15
ENE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross
5:29PM
2.50
5:53AM
2.44
6:26PM
2.42
6:51AM
2.34
7:30PM
2.34
7:59AM
2.26
11:53PM
0.31
12:18PM
0.36
12:49AM
0.45
1:17PM
0.47
1:49AM
0.57

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

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
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