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Awatoto Rivermouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 2.9

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Awatoto Rivermouth Spot ID

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Awatoto Rivermouth

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Awatoto Rivermouth

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Awatoto Rivermouth

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Awatoto Rivermouth

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.9 °C

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Friday, 22 February 2019, 11:44 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 6 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
N 20
N 20
NNW 20
Wind State cross-
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Awatoto Rivermouth in Hawkes Bay is a reasonably exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Napier, New Zealand, 2 km from Awatoto Rivermouth.

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Awatoto Rivermouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At NelsonPark Napier wx, 1 km from Awatoto Rivermouth.

wind obs. (9.3 kph from 303 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
26.7 °C

Current weather near Awatoto Rivermouth

Overall Awatoto Rivermouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Awatoto Rivermouth is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 111 km (69 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Awatoto Rivermouth is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Third is Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Awatoto Rivermouth and is 170 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Awatoto Rivermouth, Hawkes Bay. Use the tab navigation above to view Awatoto Rivermouth sea temperature, Awatoto Rivermouth photographs, Awatoto Rivermouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Awatoto Rivermouth webcams, current wind from Hawkes Bay live weather stations and Awatoto Rivermouth 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 Awatoto Rivermouth.