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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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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Wainakarua River Mouth (light winds from the SW at Oamaru 20 km from Wainakarua River Mouth). 0.6m 14 s period swell from SSW with 2.5m 7 s period wind swell from WSW
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20 km away, 3 h 9 min ago

Moderate
18 km/h
SW
7.0
12.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Wainakarua River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Sunday 20 May 2018 NZST

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 12.0 °C (Statistics for 20 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.2 max: 11.8 min: 8.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
WSW
1.9
SW
2.3
SW
1.2
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SW
2.3
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3
SSW
1.4
S
1.2
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1
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0.9
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3
SW
0.6
SSW
1
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0.9
SSE
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
2.1
S
2.4
SSE
2.4
SSE
Period(s) (?)76999116681210101018916981716799
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)2112937632226614211615069923774182942024641283203162127315149401803803
Wind
(km/h)
25
W
30
WSW
15
W
20
N
30
N
30
SW
20
W
25
W
40
SW
10
WSW
25
WNW
30
W
25
WNW
40
SW
45
WSW
10
N
5
NNW
10
ESE
15
WSW
25
SW
30
S
25
SSW
25
SW
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
offcrosscrosscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

8:01AM
1.75

8:36PM
1.86
9:05AM
1.74

9:38PM
1.84
10:07AM
1.75

10:36PM
1.83
11:04AM
1.77

11:32PM
1.82
11:58AM
1.78

12:22AM
1.80

12:49PM
1.79
1:11AM
1.78

1:36PM
1.79
1:56AM
1.75

Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:51AM
0.17

2:14PM
0.13
2:54AM
0.18

3:17PM
0.15

3:54AM
0.18
4:19PM
0.16

4:53AM
0.17
5:16PM
0.17

5:46AM
0.16

6:10PM
0.17
6:36AM
0.16

7:00PM
0.19
7:22AM
0.16

7:48PM
0.20

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
1291091611888711108101010101089877
Low °C
879812107765108781089967767
Chill °C (?)
1058614853327645689875433
Sunrise
-7:54--7:54--7:56--7:56--7:58--7:58--8:00---
Sunset
--5:10--5:09--5:08--5:07--5:07--5:07--5:06--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Tue morning, min 5°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the SW by Wed afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Sat afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Thu afternoon, min 6°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Fri morning, calm 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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