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Surf forecast for St Clair

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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the surf is likely to be good.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most surf spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) or in the opposite direction of the swell direction to make good surf conditions
  4. The dotted line is set wave face which is the predicted height of wave face as it breaks. The red line is period. This is the time between each set wave. You can see new swells are coming if this line jumps up, indicating a new pulse, or swell deterioration if the line drops. The swell height is the most important factor for surfing Fun surfable waves are normally in the height range between 0.8 - 2.0 m depending on your surfing abilities. The sea height includes both swell and sea chop. The greater the difference between this and swell height indicates a rougher/choppier sea.
  5. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  6. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 21:51 Friday 21 September (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Forecast updated at 21:51 Friday 21 September (Pacific/Auckland local time)

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Fri 21 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h40.60.61.116SW:34
9h30.50.61.015SSW:912
15h20.50.60.915SS:810
21h30.40.60.814SNW:22
Low: 06:20 am (0.54 m); High: 12:40 pm (1.82 m); Low: 06:40 pm (0.54 m);
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Sat 22 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h70.80.81.318SNW:34
9h91.21.21.917SSW:00
15h91.21.21.817SE:710
21h101.11.11.716SE:22
High: 01:00 am (1.76 m); Low: 07:00 am (0.51 m); High: 01:20 pm (1.84 m); Low: 07:20 pm (0.51 m);
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Sun 23 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h101.01.11.616SW:34
9h101.11.21.816SNW:44
15h81.21.31.815SSW:912
21h91.21.31.815SW:46
High: 01:40 am (1.79 m); Low: 07:30 am (0.46 m); High: 02:00 pm (1.86 m); Low: 08:00 pm (0.47 m);
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Mon 24 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h91.11.21.715SNW:34
9h80.91.11.515SSW:810
15h60.81.01.315SSW:1316
21h60.81.01.315SW:1012
High: 02:10 am (1.82 m); Low: 08:10 am (0.43 m); High: 02:30 pm (1.89 m); Low: 08:30 pm (0.43 m);
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Tue 25 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h60.81.01.315SW:1214
9h70.80.91.315SW:1519
15h61.01.21.514SW:1621
21h61.82.02.514SW:2431
High: 02:50 am (1.85 m); Low: 08:50 am (0.4 m); High: 03:00 pm (1.92 m); Low: 09:10 pm (0.41 m);
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Wed 26 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h62.02.12.715SW:2329
9h62.12.22.916SW:2227
15h62.12.22.916SW:2227
21h62.02.12.715SW:2025
High: 03:20 am (1.89 m); Low: 09:30 am (0.37 m); High: 03:40 pm (1.93 m); Low: 09:50 pm (0.4 m);
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Thu 27 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h51.92.12.614SW:2125
9h51.82.02.513SW:1721
15h51.71.92.313SW:1417

Forecast updated at 21:51 Friday 21 September (Pacific/Auckland local time)

Current sea temperature

St Clair sea temperature: 12°C

Recommended layers: 5/4 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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06:3218:30