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Anatori River ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Anatori River Spot ID

Remote Anatori Summer Evening High Tide, Anatori River photo

Anatori River

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Left Point at Anatori, Anatori River photo

Anatori River

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Anatori River photo

Anatori River

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Anatori Christmas Day, Anatori River photo

Anatori River

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Rob Lewis at Sandhills, Anatori River photo

Anatori River

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West Coast summer swell, Anatori River photo

Anatori River

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Set wave, Anatori River photo

Anatori River

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Glassy West Coast Small Swell, Anatori River photo

Anatori River

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 00:35 Local time
TueWednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 11 11 11 20
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
E 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross-

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Anatori River in Nelson - West Coast is an exposed beach and point break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Easily blown out by onshore winds Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. Prevailing left breaking waves at the beach break and there is a left hand point break as well. Best around low tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Anatori River Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Whanganui Inlet, 26 km from Anatori River.


Air temperature
7.5 °C

Current weather near Anatori River

Overall Anatori River Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Town and city forecasts close to Anatori River:

  • Closest city location
    62 mi
  • Second closest city location
    100 mi
  • Third closest city location
    132 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    133 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    138 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Anatori River is Nelson Airport (NSN) in New Zealand, which is 98 km (61 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Anatori River is Westport Airport (WSZ), also in New Zealand, 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Woodbourne Airport (BHE), also in New Zealand, 155 km (96 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Anatori River, Nelson - West Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Anatori River sea temperature, Anatori River photographs, Anatori River detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Anatori River webcams, current wind from Nelson - West Coast live weather stations and Anatori River tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Anatori River.