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Porpoise Bay Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Saturday 21 May 2022 NZST
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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 13.5 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.5 max: 11.8 min: 8.5 °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 13.5 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.5 max: 11.8 min: 8.5 °C)

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

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46 km away, 47 min ago

Gale
61 km/h
W
8.2
13.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Porpoise Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Porpoise Bay at 11AM is: 5.0m 13s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 21). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (21 May)16ft (5.0m)12s
Afternoon (21 May)20ft (6.0m)13s
Evening (21 May)18ft (5.5m)14s

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
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
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4.5
SW
4.5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
6
SSW
6
SSW
5.5
SSW
5.5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
4.5
SSW
4
SSW
4.5
SSW
3
S
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SSW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
4
SW
4
SW
4.5
SW
4.5
SW
4.5
SW
5
SW
5.5
SSW
5.5
SSW
5.5
SSW
5
SSW
5.5
SSW
6
SSW
6.5
SSW
7
SSW
6.5
SSW
6
SSW
5.5
SSW
5
SSW
4.5
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
S
3
S
2.3
S
2.5
S
1.9
SSE
2.1
S
2.1
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.4
SSE
1.3
SSE
0.7
SSW
1
SSE
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50
WSW
50
WSW
50
WSW
50
WSW
55
WSW
50
WSW
45
WSW
40
W
35
W
45
W
40
W
45
WSW
40
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
35
W
40
W
45
W
45
W
45
W
40
W
40
W
35
W
40
W
45
W
45
W
45
W
45
WSW
45
W
50
W
55
W
55
WSW
50
WSW
45
SW
35
SW
35
SW
25
SW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
SW
15
SW
10
W
10
W
10
WNW
15
WNW
20
NW
15
NW
15
WNW
10
WNW
5
NW
5
N
5
ENE
10
ENE
10
NE
15
ENE
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
6:22AM
2.13
7:02PM
2.19
7:27AM
2.09
8:06PM
2.14
8:32AM
2.07
9:09PM
2.11
9:34AM
2.07
10:07PM
2.10
10:32AM
2.08
11:00PM
2.09
11:24AM
2.09
11:47PM
2.09
12:10PM
2.10
12:31AM
2.08
12:13AM
0.29
12:39PM
0.19
1:17AM
0.34
1:45PM
0.25
2:21AM
0.36
2:49PM
0.28
3:23AM
0.37
3:50PM
0.30
4:20AM
0.35
4:46PM
0.32
5:12AM
0.34
5:36PM
0.33
5:59AM
0.33
6:22PM
0.34
6:42AM
0.32

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

Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
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