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Catlins River Mouth 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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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Catlins River Mouth (light winds from the N at Kaka Point RD 1 Balclutha wx 12 km from Catlins River Mouth). 1.5m 13 s period swell from SW with an additional 1.2m 15 s period swell from SW
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Light
8.7 km/h
N
Clean
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Catlins River Mouth Surf Forecast / Catlins / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Saturday 18 Aug 2018 NZST

Catlins River Mouth surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Catlins River Mouth sea temperature is 9.9 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 9.2 max: 10.5 min: 7.5 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
1.3
NE
1.4
NE
1.4
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1.6
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1.5
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3
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3.5
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2.4
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1.9
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1.2
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1.3
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1.7
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2.1
SW
Period(s) (?)16131213116667689101011111091010121214
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)61127714417179971311502731361062160717652194288912786873602922434737921735
Wind
(km/h)
10
WNW
5
SSE
10
N
5
NNW
15
ENE
20
NNE
20
NE
20
ENE
5
E
30
SE
35
SE
30
SSE
30
S
25
SSW
15
WSW
15
W
15
WSW
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
W
25
WNW
25
W
20
W
Wind State(?)offglasscross-
off
offcrosscross-
off
crosscrossglassononcross-
on
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on
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High Tide
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8:59PM
2.24
9:35AM
2.23

10:02PM
2.19
10:36AM
2.20

11:01PM
2.18
11:32AM
2.20

11:55PM
2.19

12:23PM
2.21
12:44AM
2.21

1:09PM
2.24
1:28AM
2.24

1:52PM
2.27
2:08AM
2.27


Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:41PM
0.96

3:12AM
1.00
3:39PM
1.06

4:13AM
1.05
4:41PM
1.11

5:14AM
1.05
5:42PM
1.11

6:09AM
1.02

6:37PM
1.06
6:58AM
0.97

7:23PM
1.00
7:42AM
0.91

8:04PM
0.93
8:21AM
0.85

Note: the tide data above is for Nugget Point, New Zealand which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Catlins River Mouth.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Catlins River Mouth blow from the NW.
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
91079108101099887678971012101112
Low °C
68459789888776669661291112
Chill °C (?)
81059857775443245758107810
Sunrise
7:35--7:35--7:33--7:31--7:30--7:28--7:26--7:24-
Sunset
-5:52--5:53--5:55--5:57--5:58--5:59--6:00--6:01
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 27mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Sat afternoon, min 4°C on Sat night). Mainly strong winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Fri afternoon, min 6°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Tue night, light winds from the WNW by Fri afternoon).

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Information about the Catlins River Mouth Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Catlins River Mouth provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Catlins River Mouth can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Catlins River Mouth 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 (Catlins River Mouth) 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 Catlins River Mouth 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.

Catlins River Mouth is 91 km (57 miles) from Dunedin. If you plan a holiday in Catlins, look for hotels and other accommodation in Dunedin. Dunedin has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.