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Paturau River ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.1

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Paturau River Surf Forecast / Nelson – West Coast / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Monday 19 Apr 2021 NZST
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Paturau River surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Paturau River sea temperature is 17.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 17.6 min: 14.7 °C)
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Paturau River surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Paturau River sea temperature is 17.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 17.6 min: 14.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Paturau River (calm at Whanganui Inlet Weather NZ 13 km from Paturau River).

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Actual: 37 min ago

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Clean
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How big are the waves at Paturau River today?

The current surf forecast for Paturau River at 3AM is: 2.0m 15s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.7m 4s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm April 19). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (20 Apr)6.5ft (2.0m)16s
Afternoon (20 Apr)6ft (1.9m)16s
Evening (20 Apr)5.5ft (1.7m)15s

Table - waves today at Paturau River. (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
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
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2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
1.9
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
WSW
0.9
WSW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.6
W
0.9
W
1.4
W
1.8
W
2.5
W
3
W
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
W
2.5
WSW
2.4
W
2.1
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.4
W
2.3
W
1.8
WSW
1.9
WSW
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
2.5
W
2.5
WSW
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20
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
NNE
10
NNE
15
ENE
15
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
10
SE
5
SW
10
WSW
20
SW
15
SSW
0
NW
5
W
10
SW
15
SSW
5
SSW
10
WSW
15
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
W
5
W
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
5
E
5
SE
15
SW
25
SW
25
SW
25
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
25
WSW
25
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
15
WSW
20
W
30
NW
60
W
45
WSW
40
WSW
30
WSW
15
SW
25
SW
30
SW
35
SW
30
SW
25
SW
15
SW
10
SE
15
ESE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffglasscrosscrosscross-
off
glassglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
off
offcrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrossoffoff
2:52AM
1.99
3:36PM
1.96
4:10AM
1.99
4:48PM
2.01
5:21AM
2.09
5:53PM
2.14
6:20AM
2.28
6:48PM
2.34
7:10AM
2.52
7:37PM
2.55
7:56AM
2.75
8:22PM
2.76
8:40AM
2.94
9:06PM
2.92
8:33PM
0.62
9:18AM
0.61
9:48PM
0.64
10:33AM
0.55
11:04PM
0.55
11:40AM
0.39
12:07AM
0.38
12:36PM
0.16
1:00AM
0.16
1:25PM
-0.08
1:46AM
-0.07
2:10PM
-0.29
2:30AM
-0.26
2:54PM
-0.44
3:14AM
-0.39

Note: the tide data above is for Whanganui Inlet, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Paturau River.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Paturau River blow from the SE

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
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partially cloudy
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cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
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cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
light rain
light rain
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
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cloudy
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