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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 03 Jul 2022 NZST
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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach sea temperature is 10.8 °C (Statistics for 03 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 9.1 max: 10.6 min: 7.9 °C)
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Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach sea temperature is 10.8 °C (Statistics for 03 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 9.1 max: 10.6 min: 7.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach (light winds from the SW at Port Chalmers wx 11 km from Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach).

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Moderate
18 km/h
SW
Offshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach this week:

The surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Monday (Jul 04) at 3AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 3.0m and 13s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach in the next 12 days are 4.5m 14s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Jul 07) at 6AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 5.0m 14s period and expected on Wednesday (Jul 06) at 12PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 3AM (Mon 4th Jul)10ft (3.0m) 13s
Best Surf 6AM (Thu 7th Jul)15ft (4.5m) 14s
Most Powerful 6AM (Thu 7th Jul)15ft (4.5m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach over the next 12 days.

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Sun
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sunday
10
Monday
11
Tuesday
12
Wednesday
13
Thursday
14
Fri
15
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
505566565667630033242334332344555555
Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.240.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.1
SSW
0.4
ENE
2.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
2.5
S
1.6
SSW
3
ENE
3.5
ENE
4.5
ESE
3.5
SSE
3.5
S
4
SSE
3
S
1.8
SE
1.8
SE
1
SE
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.8
NE
2.5
ENE
3
ENE
3.5
E
3.5
E
3.5
E
3.5
E
2.5
E
2.4
ENE
Period(s) (?)141013141616151414141415141312791010101010121212131267881011111010
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)162742254928143656322623655726595748004196533742412347725789204435502488257328801940836907264261199200596929167325082701252714311108
Wind
(km/h)
10
N
40
WSW
10
N
5
W
15
WNW
5
W
15
WNW
35
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
20
W
15
SW
20
NNE
35
NE
35
ENE
25
SE
40
SSW
55
SSW
45
WSW
55
WSW
45
SSW
35
SW
25
SSW
20
SSW
15
WSW
20
WSW
20
SW
20
S
20
SSW
10
SSW
20
W
10
W
0
SE
15
W
20
WSW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
offcross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offonononcrosscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
5:27PM
1.71
5:47AM
1.62
6:06PM
1.69
6:32AM
1.63
6:51PM
1.68
7:21AM
1.66
7:42PM
1.68
8:15AM
1.69
8:38PM
1.70
9:11AM
1.74
9:36PM
1.74
10:07AM
1.80
10:34PM
1.78
11:03AM
1.87
11:31PM
1.83
11:59AM
1.95
12:29AM
1.87
12:56PM
2.01
1:26AM
1.92
1:54PM
2.07
2:22AM
1.97
2:50PM
2.10
3:16AM
2.01
Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:09AM
0.37
12:31PM
0.32
12:53AM
0.39
1:15PM
0.35
1:40AM
0.41
2:02PM
0.37
2:32AM
0.40
2:53PM
0.37
3:27AM
0.37
3:49PM
0.36
4:23AM
0.32
4:50PM
0.33
5:19AM
0.26
5:53PM
0.26
6:17AM
0.20
6:55PM
0.18
7:15AM
0.14
7:53PM
0.10
8:13AM
0.08
8:49PM
0.05
9:11AM
0.02
9:44PM
0.04
10:08AM
-0.01

Note: the tide data above is for Otago Harbour Entrance, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach blow from the SW

Sun
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sunday
10
Monday
11
Tuesday
12
Wednesday
13
Thursday
14
Fri
15
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C12128101191399988999888766665664677766767
Low °C128710981278978988777656654544566655644
Chill °C (?)119610981255545785343100011230335535642
Sunrise--8:18--8:18--8:18--8:17--8:17--8:17--8:15--8:15--8:15--8:14--8:14--8:12
Sunset5:02--5:02--5:04--5:05--5:05--5:06--5:07--5:07--5:07--5:08--5:09--5:10--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Very mild (max 13°C on Tue afternoon, min 7°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the WSW by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Fri night. Mild temperatures (max 9°C on Wed afternoon, min 7°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Thu afternoon, strong winds from the SW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Sat afternoon, min 4°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Sat afternoon, light winds from the WSW by Mon night).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Tue night, min 4°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu afternoon, strong winds from the SSW by Fri morning).

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Information about the Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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