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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 9 km from Kakanui River Mouth). 1.9m 15 s period swell from SSW with 1.1m 5 s period wind swell from SSW
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Actual: 45 min ago

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Clean
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Kakanui River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 23 Sep 2018 NZST

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 9.7 °C (Statistics for 23 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 8.8 max: 10.2 min: 7.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
SSW
1
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0.8
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0.8
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1
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1
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1.1
SW
3.5
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4.5
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4
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2.5
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0.7
SSE
0.4
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0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period(s) (?)1515151098714151414131312121111101010141311
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)49440531212318114711641988207667659033662274718271310930533265108321166849
Wind
(km/h)
5
ESE
15
SSE
5
SE
5
SSW
25
SW
20
WNW
20
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25
WSW
45
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40
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25
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15
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5
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10
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20
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15
NW
15
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10
NNE
15
SSW
5
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10
ESE
10
E
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:13AM
1.67

2:35PM
1.74
2:51AM
1.69

3:13PM
1.74

3:31AM
1.70
3:53PM
1.72

4:11AM
1.70
4:34PM
1.69

4:54AM
1.69
5:18PM
1.65

5:42AM
1.67

6:06PM
1.61
6:34AM
1.65

7:00PM
1.58
Low Tide
/ height (m)

8:08PM
0.28
8:22AM
0.24

8:45PM
0.26
9:01AM
0.22

9:23PM
0.26
9:41AM
0.23

10:02PM
0.26
10:22AM
0.25

10:44PM
0.28
11:07AM
0.28

11:28PM
0.31
11:56AM
0.32

12:17AM
0.33

12:50PM
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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Summary
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Rain (mm)
-12931--------------61431
High °C
148666911878610119111210151815888
Low °C
9666361056768116811912188888
Chill °C (?)
1455556842317989108141815767
Sunrise
--6:22--6:20--6:18--6:16--6:13--6:11--6:09--
Sunset
6:34--6:35--6:36--6:37--6:38--6:39--6:40--6:42-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 25mm), heaviest during Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Sun afternoon, min 3°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the WSW by Wed morning).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 24mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Sat afternoon, min 6°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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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