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

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Friday 23 Feb 2024 NZDT
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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 14.7°C (Statistics for 23 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.2 °C max: 14.9 °C min: 11.7 °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 14.7°C (Statistics for 23 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.2 °C max: 14.9 °C min: 11.7 °C)


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 Friday (Feb 23) at 7AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.8m and 13s period with a secondary swell of 0.9m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Otago Peninsula - Papanui Beach in the next 12 days are 1.6m 12s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Feb 27) at 10PM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.7m 6s period and expected on Tuesday (Feb 27) at 10AM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7AM (Fri 23rd Feb)2.5ft (0.8m) 13s
Best Surf10PM (Tue 27th Feb)5ft (1.6m) 12s
Most Powerful10PM (Tue 27th Feb)5ft (1.6m) 12s

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

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Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tue
05
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.5
S
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
1
S
1.1
S
1
S
1.2
S
0.8
S
0.6
S
1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.5
S
1.1
NE
1.4
NE
1.3
ENE
0.8
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.3
NE
1.2
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.2
SSW
Period(s) (?)111313161413121413121110101413121211101010121056714171615881014139
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)204235440129459249167373395276345141713527115754913591731701311965462144147253629635493523921493304222
Wind
(km/h)
0
WNW
15
NNE
25
NE
35
NNE
20
NNE
30
NNE
20
SW
30
SW
35
SSW
20
NNE
5
SSW
20
NE
10
NNE
45
SW
35
SSW
10
W
10
N
25
NE
25
NNE
5
WNW
15
NE
15
NNE
25
NNE
35
NE
25
NNE
10
NNW
10
SSE
15
SW
10
SSE
15
ENE
10
NNW
20
SW
45
SW
30
WSW
15
N
35
NNE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
glasscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
onoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
glassononoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glassoncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
oncrossoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:45AM
1.85
3:03PM
1.74
3:26AM
1.85
3:42PM
1.74
4:04AM
1.83
4:19PM
1.72
4:40AM
1.78
4:56PM
1.69
5:16AM
1.71
5:33PM
1.65
5:51AM
1.64
6:11PM
1.60
6:28AM
1.57
6:54PM
1.56
7:10AM
1.51
7:42PM
1.52
7:59AM
1.47
8:34PM
1.52
8:56AM
1.45
9:29PM
1.54
9:56AM
1.47
10:25PM
1.59
10:57AM
1.53
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:28AM
0.24
9:42PM
0.22
10:06AM
0.25
10:22PM
0.23
10:43AM
0.28
11:02PM
0.25
11:20AM
0.31
11:41PM
0.28
11:58AM
0.35
12:21AM
0.32
12:37PM
0.38
1:01AM
0.36
1:18PM
0.40
1:42AM
0.40
2:02PM
0.41
2:26AM
0.43
2:49PM
0.40
3:15AM
0.45
3:40PM
0.38
4:12AM
0.44
4:36PM
0.36
5:17AM
0.39
5:35PM
0.32
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tue
05
Sunrise-7:01--7:03--7:05--7:07--7:07--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:15--7:16--7:18-
Sunset--8:37--8:35--8:32--8:30--8:30--8:28--8:25--8:23--8:22--8:21--8:19--8:16
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Rain (mm)
----145------1-----------------42---
Temp. °C121213151517151412121213141112121112131113131314141516141113141313111113
Feels °C (?)12991211128848111011258668101110798131410891093268

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Sat afternoon. Very mild (max 17°C on Sat afternoon, min 11°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the SSW by Sat afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue morning. Very mild (max 14°C on Mon night, min 10°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the SW by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Sat afternoon, min 11°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, fresh winds from the NNE by Fri morning).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Mon morning. Very mild (max 14°C on Sat night, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Sun morning, strong winds from the SW by Mon afternoon).

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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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