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Goukamma River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Goukamma River Mouth (light winds from the W at Plettenberg Bay 34 km from Goukamma River Mouth). 4.4m 13 s period wind swell from SW is too big
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34 km away, 2 h 40 min ago

Light
9 km/h
W
11.4
16.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Goukamma River Mouth Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 27 Sep 2016 SAST

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

Today's Goukamma River Mouth sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 27 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.6 min: 16.3 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)131414131414131313121111101078891010101010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)554910529643278007767620141823148255317471008668451235511105574610401493873650443379
Wind
(km/h)
25 W25
25 W25
25 SW25
15 W15
25 WSW25
20 SW20
10 WSW10
10 SW10
15 SSE15
5 ENE5
15 SSE15
15 ESE15
0 NE0
15 SE15
35 ESE35
15 ENE15
10 ESE10
20 ESE20
5 NE5
20 SW20
10 SW10
10 WNW10
5 WSW5
Wind State(?)crosscrosscross-
on
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on
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on
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oncross-
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on
glasscross-
on
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crosscrossglasscross-
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glass
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:06AM
1.52

2:24PM
1.65
2:39AM
1.61

2:53PM
1.73
3:07AM
1.67

3:21PM
1.79
3:35AM
1.71

3:47PM
1.81
4:01AM
1.71

4:14PM
1.79
4:28AM
1.69

4:40PM
1.75
4:55AM
1.63

5:06PM
1.67


Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:01PM
0.32
8:12AM
0.25

8:35PM
0.21
8:43AM
0.17

9:03PM
0.14
9:10AM
0.11

9:31PM
0.09
9:38AM
0.09

9:58PM
0.07
10:05AM
0.09

10:24PM
0.09
10:30AM
0.13

10:50PM
0.14
10:58AM
0.20

11:16PM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Knysna which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Goukamma River Mouth.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Goukamma River Mouth blow from the N.
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Summary
rain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
1416181516171516161517181620211925272725211717
Low °C
1213171415161415161515171516201719262522191717
Chill °C (?)
1215171415161416161517181620211925272725211717
Sunrise
-6:07--6:07--6:05--6:03--6:03--6:01--6:00--5:58
Sunset
--6:29--6:30--6:30--6:30--6:31--6:31--6:32--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Wed afternoon, min 12°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the ESE by Sun afternoon).

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Information about the Goukamma River Mouth Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Goukamma 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 Goukamma River Mouth can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Goukamma 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 (Goukamma 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 Goukamma 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Garden Route? If you are looking for accommodation near Goukamma River Mouth, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Garden Route, consider staying in Knysna which is 10 km (6 miles) away. Other places in and around Garden Route where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Plettenberg Bay which is 39 km (24 miles) away, George, Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn.