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

Overall: 3.5

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Wainakarua River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Sunday 25 Feb 2018 NZDT

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

Today's Wainakarua River Mouth sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.4 max: 14.7 min: 12.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.6
S
1.9
SSW
1.5
S
1.8
S
1.6
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1.6
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1.5
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1.2
SSE
1.1
SSE
0.9
SSE
1.3
ENE
1.1
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1.7
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1.7
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1.5
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1.9
SSW
1.5
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1.3
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1.1
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0.8
SSE
1.3
NE
Period(s) (?)101211771111111111121167899677774
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)138166863582317836216515763373012001371134224163522972121721346972
Wind
(km/h)
30
NNE
30
NNW
25
SW
30
SSW
25
SSE
5
SE
10
NNE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
25
NE
10
N
10
NNE
25
NE
15
N
15
SSE
10
SSE
30
SW
25
SSW
20
SSE
10
NE
25
NNE
30
NNE
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:47AM
1.67

12:21AM
1.80
12:46PM
1.75

1:20AM
1.90

1:44PM
1.83
2:15AM
1.98

2:37PM
1.91
3:08AM
2.03

3:29PM
1.96
3:58AM
2.05

4:20PM
1.98

4:49AM
2.03
5:10PM
1.96

5:38AM
1.97

Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:02PM
0.20

6:39AM
0.21
7:00PM
0.11

7:35AM
0.13

7:56PM
0.02
8:29AM
0.06

8:50PM
-0.05
9:21AM
0.00

9:41PM
-0.09
10:11AM
-0.02

10:32PM
-0.08
11:01AM
-0.00

11:23PM
-0.03
11:51AM
0.05

Note: the tide data above is for All Day Bay which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Wainakarua River Mouth.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Wainakarua River Mouth blow from the W.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2223181414121314131617162021201717151212111213
Low °C
1621141313101113121416151721181616131211111213
Chill °C (?)
222317121212121211151616202120161613101010911
Sunrise
7:07--7:07--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:15--7:16-
Sunset
-8:30--8:29--8:27--8:24--8:23--8:22--8:20--8:17
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Sun afternoon, min 10°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Sun night, calm by Mon night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 28mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Thu afternoon, min 11°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Wed night, fresh winds from the SW by Fri night).

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Information about the Wainakarua River Mouth Surf forecast

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

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