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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 Cross-shore wind has turned cross-on at Dunedin - St Clair (light winds from the SW at St Clair Dunedin wx 0 km from Dunedin - St Clair). 2.1m 12 s period wind swell from SW is too big
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Actual: 17 min ago

Calm
2.6 km/h
NE
Clean
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Wainakarua River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 17 Oct 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 11.1 °C (Statistics for 17 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 9.2 max: 10.6 min: 7.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3
SW
1.4
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
S
1.7
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1.7
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NNE
Period(s) (?)1212108813141413131414131099916181715145
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)2872530210251278958164911115461269763344441383950182157784138
Wind
(km/h)
15
WNW
10
WSW
10
WSW
20
SSW
15
ENE
15
N
5
WNW
15
NE
10
W
5
NW
10
ENE
5
N
10
WSW
15
ESE
10
NNE
15
NNE
20
NE
10
NNE
5
NNE
10
NE
10
NW
25
NNW
25
NNW
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
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off
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on
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:45AM
1.56

11:10PM
1.48
11:36AM
1.57

11:59PM
1.50
12:23PM
1.59

12:44AM
1.54

1:06PM
1.63
1:25AM
1.58

1:45PM
1.66
2:04AM
1.63

2:24PM
1.70
2:43AM
1.68

3:03PM
1.72
3:22AM
1.73


Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:02PM
0.45

5:19AM
0.43
5:52PM
0.43

6:07AM
0.41
6:37PM
0.40

6:51AM
0.37

7:18PM
0.36
7:33AM
0.33

7:57PM
0.32
8:12AM
0.28

8:35PM
0.28
8:52AM
0.25

9:13PM
0.24
9:32AM
0.22

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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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:39--6:37--6:35--6:33--6:31--6:31--6:28--6:26-
Sunset
-8:05--8:06--8:07--8:08--8:09--8:10--8:13--8:14
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Wed afternoon, min 9°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Wed afternoon, min 11°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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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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