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Taylors Mistake Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Thursday 11 Aug 2022 NZST
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Taylors Mistake surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Taylors Mistake sea temperature is 9.5 °C (Statistics for 11 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 9.1 max: 10.0 min: 7.9 °C)
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Taylors Mistake surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Taylors Mistake sea temperature is 9.5 °C (Statistics for 11 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 9.1 max: 10.0 min: 7.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Taylors Mistake (moderate winds from the SSW at Taylor's Mistake 1 km from Taylors Mistake).

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1 h 34 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
SSW
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Taylors Mistake today?

The current surf forecast for Taylors Mistake at 9AM is: 0.8m 10s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 05:00am August 11). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 14s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.2m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 Aug)2.5ft (0.8m)10s
Afternoon (11 Aug)2.5ft (0.7m)10s
Evening (11 Aug)3ft (0.9m)10s

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

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Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
Rating
(10 max)
111112222222111111000001111111112333210000000000000121133343
Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.27.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.33.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.51.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.57.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.75.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.81.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.99.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.105.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.129.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.147.cc23T newzealand.htsgw.metric.153.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
0.9
E
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
ENE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
1.1
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
2
ENE
1.9
ENE
2
ENE
Period(s) (?)991010101010101010101010101010101010161615141414131313131313131717171717171615131312121211111166788899991011
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)109109113781081751731731681411381351331001009873745145424310610396929090888686971622673363442582522291931441381441166759575674140188196298402475474495658746920
Wind
(km/h)
15
SW
15
W
15
SW
15
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
5
SSW
5
WSW
5
W
5
W
5
W
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
SSW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
W
10
WSW
10
W
5
WNW
5
N
10
NE
10
NE
5
NNE
5
NNE
5
W
10
WSW
10
W
5
WSW
0
SSE
5
W
10
WSW
15
SW
5
SW
5
SE
10
E
10
ENE
15
E
20
ENE
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
15
E
15
E
15
E
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
ESE
15
E
20
E
15
ENE
10
ESE
5
WSW
5
WSW
0
WNW
10
N
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglassglassglassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffoffoffcross-
off
glassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
onglasscross-
off
glasscross
High Tide
/ height (m)
3:07AM
2.40
3:33PM
2.58
4:01AM
2.45
4:29PM
2.60
4:55AM
2.46
5:24PM
2.58
5:50AM
2.45
6:18PM
2.53
6:47AM
2.42
7:13PM
2.46
7:44AM
2.39
8:10PM
2.38
8:39AM
2.36
9:06PM
2.32
9:32AM
2.33
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:14AM
0.26
9:52PM
0.24
10:13AM
0.19
10:48PM
0.20
11:10AM
0.14
11:44PM
0.20
12:03PM
0.14
12:38AM
0.22
12:56PM
0.20
1:30AM
0.27
1:49PM
0.30
2:22AM
0.34
2:44PM
0.43
3:15AM
0.43

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

Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C44668655434566555558987654591110987777766787889101211101111111111111111101115
Feels °C (?)-1-122322211234411111565333126886435544111213467987888878101191013
Sunrise--7:30-------7:28-------7:26-------7:26-------7:24-------7:22-------7:20-------7:20-
Sunset----5:37-------5:38-------5:39-------5:40-------5:42-------5:44-------5:45-------

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