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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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Goukamma River Mouth Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 05 May 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 17.7 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 20.7 min: 17.2 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1010913899999910101091314161414141313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)5904901752536832531253221802219267120602279891593230144361558984930790591520
Wind
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15 ESE15
25 ESE25
20 ESE20
25 ESE25
30 ESE30
35 E35
50 E50
50 E50
30 E30
40 E40
40 E40
15 ENE15
25 NNE25
10 SW10
15 N15
10 NNW10
15 SE15
5 ESE5
15 ESE15
30 ESE30
15 ENE15
5 N5
10 SSE10
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:43PM
1.77
3:00AM
1.97

3:27PM
1.83
3:42AM
1.99

4:08PM
1.84
4:24AM
1.95

4:49PM
1.80

5:05AM
1.84
5:32PM
1.71

5:47AM
1.69
6:15PM
1.59

6:31AM
1.51
7:05PM
1.45



Low Tide
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8:36AM
-0.03

8:47PM
0.01
9:18AM
-0.11

9:30PM
-0.04
9:59AM
-0.12

10:11PM
-0.02
10:40AM
-0.07

10:54PM
0.05
11:20AM
0.03

11:37PM
0.17
12:02PM
0.17

12:23AM
0.32
12:48PM
0.32

1:16AM
0.48


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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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2223191718161618151922212528252426222122222728
Sunrise
7:05--7:07--7:07--7:07--7:09--7:09--7:11--7:11-
Sunset
-5:42--5:40--5:39--5:39--5:38--5:37--5:37--5:36
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Thu afternoon, min 16°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Thu morning, strong winds from the ESE by Sat afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Mon afternoon, min 19°C on Wed morning). 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.

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