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Dunedin - Ocean View Surf Guide

Dunedin - Ocean View in Otago is an exposed point break that is often working Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The point breaks favour lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Rocks.

Dunedin - Ocean View Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
13.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunedin - Ocean View:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dunedin - Ocean View occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dunedin - Ocean View (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dunedin - Ocean View with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in June while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dunedin - Ocean View Location Map

Interactive Dunedin - Ocean View surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Dunedin - Ocean View is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunedin - Ocean View is Alexandra Airport (ALR), also in New Zealand, 111 km (69 miles) away.

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Dunedin - Ocean View Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 04:56 Local Time
Thursday 19
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m)
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
10
10
5
10
Wind State off cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Dunedin - Ocean View

Surf stats for Dunedin - Ocean View, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dunedin - Ocean View

Wind stats for Dunedin - Ocean View, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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