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Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 02 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach sea temperature is 14.9 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 12.5 max: 13.9 min: 11.7 °C)
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Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach sea temperature is 14.9 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 12.5 max: 13.9 min: 11.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Otago

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach (calm at Shiel Hill 3 km from Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach). 0.8m 15 s period swell from SSW with 2.1m 9 s period wind swell from ENE

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Actual: 45 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
N
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach this week:

The surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 7PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.5m and 14s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach in the next 7 days are 3.0m 12s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 09) at 1AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.9m 9s period and expected on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 7PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7PM (Tue 2nd Mar)1.5ft (0.5m) 14s
Best Surf 1AM (Tue 9th Mar)10ft (3.0m) 12s
Most Powerful 1AM (Tue 9th Mar)10ft (3.0m) 12s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
200000010101212000001131
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.6
SW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
E
0.3
SSW
0.8
E
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2
SSW
3
SW
1
SSW
1.1
SSE
1514141313121211109129141514136888121110
1331207635312810819712378281101341461681251835666435342036245260
15
NNE
25
NE
10
W
10
N
25
NW
25
WSW
20
WSW
20
ENE
30
NNE
0
N
10
ESE
10
WSW
5
WNW
15
ESE
10
W
35
WSW
35
SW
40
SW
40
WSW
30
SW
20
W
10
NNW
20
SSW
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoffcross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscrossglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
7:28PM
2.07
7:55AM
2.07
8:25PM
2.04
8:51AM
1.99
9:25PM
2.00
9:52AM
1.90
10:28PM
1.97
10:57AM
1.84
11:32PM
1.94
12:02PM
1.81
12:35AM
1.93
1:05PM
1.83
1:36AM
1.94
2:04PM
1.86
2:07PM
0.13
2:34AM
0.07
2:59PM
0.14
3:27AM
0.13
3:54PM
0.15
4:24AM
0.19
4:52PM
0.17
5:26AM
0.25
5:53PM
0.17
6:32AM
0.26
6:57PM
0.16
7:40AM
0.23
8:00PM
0.14
8:41AM
0.18

Note: the tide data above is for Dunedin, New Zealand which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach blow from the N

Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
some cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudslight rainsome cloudscloudyrain shwrssome cloudsclearsome cloudsclearrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudscloudysome cloudslight rain
-21----1--3----321----3
181919222317131214141412121312111091012111614
16181718191212111314131011131010108911101311
171819222316129121413111112128656981612
7:13--7:16--7:16--7:18--7:20--7:20--7:22--7:24-
-8:23--8:22--8:20--8:17--8:15--8:15--8:13--8:10

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Wed afternoon, min 11°C on Thu afternoon). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Tue morning, min 8°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, strong winds from the SW by Sun afternoon).

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Information about the Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Otago Peninsula - Tomahawk Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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