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Scarborough Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Thursday 09 Feb 2023 NZDT
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Scarborough surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Scarborough sea temperature is 20.7 °C (Statistics for 09 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 15.1 max: 16.8 min: 13.8 °C)
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Scarborough surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Scarborough sea temperature is 20.7 °C (Statistics for 09 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 15.1 max: 16.8 min: 13.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 2 km away suggest it is still onshore at Scarborough (strong winds from the ENE at Taylor's Mistake).

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Strong
48 km/h
ENE
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Scarborough today?

The current surf forecast for Scarborough at 5PM is: 0.6m 4s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 0.2m 10s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction, 0.1m 7s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm February 09). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (NZDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 Feb)1.5ft (0.4m)5s
Afternoon (09 Feb)2ft (0.6m)4s
Evening (09 Feb)0.5ft (0.2m)13s

Table - waves today at Scarborough. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
Rating
(10 max)
000000000000001112000101110000000000000023214444443344443332
Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.51.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.69.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.75.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.99.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.123.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.147.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.165.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.171.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
ESE
0.5
SE
0.7
SE
0.5
SE
0.2
SSE
0.3
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.7
NE
1.1
NE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.3
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.7
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.5
E
3
ENE
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
Period(s) (?)5535139999456677777666777777666678888889101011121414131313121212121212121212121211
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)911111216174817171451849185916866150414055779312091665132302222274160661051101441892764592337100412251243113810771044977833830830830843747759584488403311
Wind
(km/h)
10
ESE
15
SE
10
SE
10
ESE
5
ESE
10
E
10
ENE
10
NNE
15
NNE
20
NE
25
NE
20
ENE
15
ENE
15
E
5
E
0
SSW
5
SSW
10
E
15
ESE
10
ENE
10
E
10
ESE
5
SE
10
SW
5
SW
10
ENE
10
E
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
ENE
5
E
10
E
10
E
10
E
20
ENE
20
ENE
20
ENE
20
ENE
20
ENE
25
ENE
15
NE
20
SE
25
SE
30
SE
15
SSE
10
SW
20
SW
25
SW
25
SW
30
WSW
30
SW
30
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
ENE
15
ENE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
ononononononcross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crossoffoffoncross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononononcrosscrosscrosscross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffonon
High Tide
/ height (m)
7:51AM
2.13
8:25PM
2.02
8:34AM
2.12
9:09PM
2.04
9:20AM
2.11
9:53PM
2.07
10:10AM
2.11
10:37PM
2.11
11:01AM
2.12
11:25PM
2.17
11:52AM
2.14
12:18AM
2.23
12:45PM
2.17
1:13AM
2.30
1:40PM
2.22
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:11PM
0.58
2:20AM
0.58
2:50PM
0.59
3:03AM
0.61
3:32PM
0.61
3:50AM
0.64
4:19PM
0.63
4:41AM
0.67
5:10PM
0.64
5:37AM
0.68
6:04PM
0.61
6:36AM
0.65
6:57PM
0.55
7:35AM
0.57

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

Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C131415141213131314161717161616151618181817171615171718181716161617181818171717171614151616161616161616161616161617192018
Feels °C (?)111012121011101111121313131416151617161717171615171617171615161616161515141414131410121215151313121211111213131315181916
Sunrise-------6:39-------6:41-------6:43-------6:43-------6:46-------6:47-------6:48----
Sunset---8:45-------8:44-------8:43-------8:42-------8:39-------8:38-------8:37-------8:36

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