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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 The wind is still cross-off at Goukamma River Mouth (light winds from the E at Knysna 13 km from Goukamma River Mouth). 1.1m 13 s period swell from SW with an additional 0.7m 10 s period swell from SSE , plus 3.0m 8 s period wind swell from E
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Light
11 km/h
E
Cross-Off
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Goukamma River Mouth Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Tuesday 23 Apr 2019 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 19.1 °C (Statistics for 23 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 19.0 max: 20.3 min: 17.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5
E
3.5
E
3
E
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.5
E
1.3
ESE
1.2
E
1.2
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1.4
SW
1.1
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2
SW
2.1
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1.8
SW
1.6
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2.5
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2
E
1.8
E
1.5
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
Period(s) (?)88915141410101010121313131212899991010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)15741565119282263951642331527726752840613251348880666966607509372282255214
Wind
(km/h)
30
E
15
E
10
SW
5
SE
0
ENE
5
SE
10
ESE
5
N
5
SE
5
SE
10
W
10
WSW
10
SSW
5
ENE
15
ESE
20
ESE
10
NE
5
NNE
10
ESE
5
NNE
5
W
10
SSW
10
NNW
Wind State(?)crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
onglasscrosscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:09PM
1.50

6:20AM
1.47
6:46PM
1.36

6:57AM
1.31
7:35PM
1.22

7:50AM
1.15

9:00PM
1.12
9:41AM
1.06

11:14PM
1.13
11:50AM
1.10

12:30AM
1.25
12:51PM
1.21

1:13AM
1.38
1:31PM
1.33


Low Tide
/ height (m)

12:11AM
0.38
12:34PM
0.40

12:50AM
0.54
1:15PM
0.55

1:42AM
0.69

2:19PM
0.67
3:27AM
0.78

4:21PM
0.73

5:46AM
0.74
6:02PM
0.65

6:50AM
0.62
6:55PM
0.54

7:29AM
0.48
7:32PM
0.43

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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light rain
partially cloudy
clear
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
4----------------------
High °C
1717202019212219222218191917212222303630252519
Low °C
1717172017182118192016171816172220233126232019
Chill °C (?)
1616202019212219222218191917212222303630252519
Sunrise
--6:56--6:58--6:58--7:00--7:00--7:01--7:01--
Sunset
5:54--5:53--5:52--5:52--5:51--5:50--5:49--5:46-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Thu afternoon, min 16°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the E on Tue afternoon, calm by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 36°C on Mon afternoon, min 16°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.