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Porpoise Bay Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 25 Jan 2022 NZDT
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Porpoise Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Porpoise Bay sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.7 max: 14.3 min: 10.9 °C)
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Porpoise Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Porpoise Bay sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.7 max: 14.3 min: 10.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Porpoise Bay (fresh winds from the W at Ruapuke Island 46 km from Porpoise Bay).

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46 km away, 46 min ago

Moderate
31 km/h
W
12.0
16.1
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Porpoise Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Porpoise Bay at 12AM is: 1.5m 10s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm January 25). An open ocean swell of 0.5m 13s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Jan)4.5ft (1.3m)10s
Afternoon (26 Jan)4.5ft (1.3m)11s
Evening (26 Jan)7.5ft (2.3m)11s

Table - waves today at Porpoise Bay. (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
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
30
Monday
31
Tuesday
01
Wed
02
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1.3
SSW
1.2
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SW
1.6
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.5
SW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SW
1.7
SSW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
1
S
0.8
SW
0.9
SSE
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
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20
WNW
15
W
10
NW
10
NNW
20
NW
15
NW
15
SW
20
W
30
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
30
SW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
20
SSW
20
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
0
SSE
5
NNE
5
NNE
5
ENE
10
ESE
10
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
10
NE
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
10
WSW
5
SSW
0
NE
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
WNW
10
NW
15
NNW
15
NW
10
WSW
10
S
5
NE
5
N
10
NNW
10
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WSW
5
SSW
5
NE
5
NNE
5
N
5
N
0
E
10
ESE
10
ESE
15
ESE
5
ESE
0
WNW
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
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off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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8:51PM
1.95
9:23AM
1.94
9:55PM
1.98
10:26AM
1.96
11:02PM
2.05
11:30AM
2.02
12:06AM
2.15
12:31PM
2.11
1:07AM
2.26
1:29PM
2.21
2:03AM
2.37
2:24PM
2.31
2:57AM
2.44
3:15PM
2.38
2:37PM
0.49
3:08AM
0.46
3:38PM
0.46
4:12AM
0.45
4:42PM
0.40
5:19AM
0.41
5:45PM
0.31
6:22AM
0.33
6:46PM
0.19
7:21AM
0.23
7:44PM
0.07
8:16AM
0.15
8:38PM
-0.03
9:08AM
0.09
9:30PM
-0.07

Note: the tide data above is for Dinner Plates which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Porpoise Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Porpoise Bay blow from the N

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
30
Monday
31
Tuesday
01
Wed
02
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