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Oreti Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.0 °C

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Thursday, 21 September 2017, 19:04 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
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1.4
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1.2
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Period (s) 14 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
E 5
NE 5
N 5
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Wind State cross-
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Oreti Beach in Southland is an exposed beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of sharks/rips.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Oreti Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Invercargill Airport, 8 km from Oreti Beach.

light winds from the NE

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Current weather near Oreti Beach

Overall Oreti Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Oreti Beach is Invercargill Airport (IVC) in New Zealand, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Oreti Beach is Manapouri Airport (TEU), also in New Zealand, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Third is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 162 km (101 miles) away.
  • Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand is 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (ZQN), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Oreti Beach and is 163 km (101 miles) away.
Oreti Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Oreti Beach, Southland. Use the tab navigation above to view Oreti Beach sea temperature, Oreti Beach photographs, Oreti Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Oreti Beach webcams, current wind from Southland live weather stations and Oreti Beach tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Oreti Beach.