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Beatons ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Beatons Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 01:54 Local time
MonTuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 10
NNE 15
N 5
Wind State glass cross-

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Beatons in Invercargill is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of sharks/rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Invercargill, 46 km from Beatons.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
17.2 °C

Current weather near Beatons

Overall Beatons Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Beatons is Invercargill Airport (IVC) in New Zealand, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Beatons is Manapouri Airport (TEU), also in New Zealand, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (ZQN) in New Zealand, 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand is 179 km (111 miles) away.
  • Dunedin Airport (DUD), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Beatons and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Beatons, Southland. Use the tab navigation above to view Beatons sea temperature, Beatons photographs, Beatons detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Beatons webcams, current wind from Southland live weather stations and Beatons 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 Beatons.