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Porangahau River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Porangahau River Mouth (strong winds from the NW at Castlepoint 65 km from Porangahau River Mouth). 0.8m 9 s period swell from ENE with 0.5m 3 s period wind swell from WNW
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Porangahau River Mouth Surf Forecast / Wairarapa / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Friday 20 Jul 2018 NZST

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

Today's Porangahau River Mouth sea temperature is 13.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 13.4 max: 14.4 min: 12.4 °C)

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11
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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
1.8
NNE
1.5
NE
1.3
NE
1.1
NE
0.8
NE
0.7
NE
0.8
SSW
3
S
2.4
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2.4
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2.2
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
5.5
S
5
SSE
4
SSE
3
SE
2.5
SE
Period(s) (?)109999588998810101010981011111111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)1037875737518324423219788747217161222120084460356260686129350323391567
Wind
(km/h)
15
WNW
10
NW
15
WNW
15
NW
10
NNE
25
N
10
NW
5
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
25
W
15
W
25
SSE
20
S
20
SW
15
W
25
WSW
30
SW
40
SSW
35
SW
20
WSW
15
W
20
W
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcrosscrosscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
off
offoff
High Tide
/ height (m)
11:32AM
1.50

11:55PM
1.51

12:26PM
1.46
12:48AM
1.44

1:19PM
1.42
1:40AM
1.38

2:09PM
1.39
2:29AM
1.34

2:57PM
1.37

3:17AM
1.31
3:44PM
1.37

4:03AM
1.29
4:29PM
1.38

4:49AM
1.29

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:42PM
0.09

6:12AM
0.08

6:37PM
0.15
7:03AM
0.13

7:30PM
0.20
7:53AM
0.18

8:21PM
0.23
8:41AM
0.21

9:10PM
0.25
9:27AM
0.23

9:58PM
0.26
10:12AM
0.23

10:44PM
0.26
10:57AM
0.23

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Porangahau River Mouth blow from the W.
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Summary
clearclearclearclearclearrain shwrssome cloudsrain shwrsclearclearclearrain shwrsheavy rainlight rainrain shwrsclearclearrain shwrsmod. rainsome cloudssome cloudsclearsome clouds
Rain (mm)
-----2-1---11251--66----
High °C
1415111313131416111112899891110101091012
Low °C
1013101013121212991079977991097810
Chill °C (?)
13149121211131698106665686666810
Sunrise
7:28--7:28--7:28--7:26--7:26--7:26--7:24--7:24-
Sunset
-5:09--5:09--5:10--5:12--5:13--5:14--5:15--5:15
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Sun afternoon, min 8°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Fri afternoon, min 7°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Mon night, strong winds from the SSW by Wed night).

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Information about the Porangahau River Mouth Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Porangahau 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 Porangahau River Mouth can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Porangahau 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 (Porangahau 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 Porangahau 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.

Porangahau River Mouth is 87 km (54 miles) from the city of Palmerston North. If you plan a holiday in The Wairarapa, look for hotels and other accommodation in Palmerston North. Palmerston North has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.