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Kakanui River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Kakanui River Mouth (calm at Oamaru wx 9 km from Kakanui River Mouth). 0.5m 8 s period swell from SSW with 0.8m 5 s period wind swell from ENE
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Kakanui River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Wednesday 12 Dec 2018 NZDT

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

Today's Kakanui River Mouth sea temperature is 12.4 °C (Statistics for 12 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 11.7 max: 13.6 min: 10.0 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
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0.7
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0.5
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0.7
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1.5
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0.9
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0.4
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SSW
2.3
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2.3
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1.9
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Period(s) (?)551110612121111111010101014121210159699
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3727701151412482282131571168052313097112104737628426918593
Wind
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15
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15
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10
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15
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25
NE
20
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15
NNE
15
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5
NW
10
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15
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NNW
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20
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15
NW
25
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40
S
25
SSW
20
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High Tide
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7:59PM
1.50
8:27AM
1.58

8:49PM
1.46
9:16AM
1.55

9:40PM
1.45
10:05AM
1.53

10:30PM
1.45
10:53AM
1.53

11:18PM
1.47
11:39AM
1.55

12:04AM
1.53
12:25PM
1.58

12:50AM
1.60


Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:54PM
0.41
2:07AM
0.40

2:44PM
0.45
2:57AM
0.44

3:34PM
0.47
3:47AM
0.47

4:22PM
0.47

4:37AM
0.47
5:09PM
0.46

5:26AM
0.45
5:54PM
0.42

6:13AM
0.41
6:38PM
0.37

7:00AM
0.35

Note: the tide data above is for All Day Bay which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kakanui River Mouth.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Kakanui River Mouth blow from the W.
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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
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Fri afternoon, min 12°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Tue morning, min 9°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, strong winds from the S by Tue night).

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Information about the Kakanui River Mouth Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Kakanui 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 Kakanui River Mouth can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Kakanui 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 (Kakanui 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 Kakanui 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 Otago? If you are looking for accommodation near Kakanui River Mouth, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Otago, consider staying in Dunedin which is 82 km (51 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Timaru which is 92 km (57 miles) away