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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

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Goukamma River Mouth Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Tuesday 04 Aug 2015 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 15.2 °C (Statistics for 04 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 18.3 min: 15.9 °C)

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Wave
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Energy(?)6262872125237517262318711037112018032208214018641367118510421229126995418451356114216521588
Wind
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35 NW35
25 SW25
25 W25
5 NNW5
20 SE20
15 E15
10 ENE10
20 E20
20 N20
20 N20
5 W5
15 SSW15
15 S15
10 SSE10
5 NW5
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25 SW25
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25 W25
15 WSW15
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20 SW20
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High Tide
/ height (m)

6:28PM
1.79

6:45AM
1.56
7:14PM
1.65

7:36AM
1.41

8:09PM
1.49
8:40AM
1.26

9:25PM
1.36
10:18AM
1.18

11:00PM
1.30
12:01PM
1.21

12:30AM
1.34
1:14PM
1.32

1:31AM
1.43


Low Tide
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12:09PM
0.06

12:43AM
0.19
12:53PM
0.20

1:33AM
0.33
1:45PM
0.37

2:35AM
0.48

2:49PM
0.52
3:59AM
0.57

4:28PM
0.62

5:42AM
0.57
6:09PM
0.59

6:58AM
0.48
7:19PM
0.50



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
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
7:18--7:16--7:16--7:16--7:15--7:13--7:13--7:11-
Sunset
-17:50--17:51--17:51--17:52--17:52--17:52--17:53--17:54
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Fri afternoon, min 14°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Tue night, calm by Wed morning).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Fri night, min 11°C on Sun 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.