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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 Continuing clean conditions at Wainakarua River Mouth (calm at Waianakarua Herbert wx 5 km from Wainakarua River Mouth). 1.7m 12 s period swell from S with an additional 1.4m 13 s period swell from SW
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Wainakarua River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 23 Jan 2019 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 16.7 °C (Statistics for 23 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 13.3 max: 14.7 min: 11.2 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
S
1.6
S
2.5
SSW
2.5
SW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
2.2
SW
1.4
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0.6
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0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period(s) (?)12128111010111111131212121212111110910151514
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)5447357981594628445112145738981057223214813713215218813364479312682
Wind
(km/h)
10
NW
20
SSW
35
WSW
25
WSW
20
SSW
10
NW
0
E
20
ENE
15
N
10
N
15
N
10
N
5
E
25
NE
20
N
25
SSE
15
E
10
N
10
NW
20
ESE
5
NNE
5
NE
10
ENE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:52PM
1.95

6:25AM
2.06
6:49PM
1.93

7:22AM
2.00

7:48PM
1.88
8:20AM
1.91

8:49PM
1.82
9:20AM
1.83

9:52PM
1.77
10:22AM
1.75

10:56PM
1.72
11:23AM
1.69

11:57PM
1.70
12:21PM
1.65

Low Tide
/ height (m)
11:45AM
-0.01

12:06AM
-0.09
12:40PM
0.01

1:03AM
-0.04

1:37PM
0.05
2:02AM
0.04

2:36PM
0.11
3:03AM
0.13

3:37PM
0.17

4:07AM
0.21
4:39PM
0.21

5:10AM
0.27
5:39PM
0.25

6:10AM
0.31

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
2520111517141615141721201719221816202922182124
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
252071416131514131721201719221715202922182124
Sunrise
6:18--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:28-
Sunset
-9:15--9:15--9:14--9:13--9:12--9:10--9:09--9:08
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Wed morning, min 10°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed afternoon, calm by Fri morning).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Tue morning, min 15°C on Mon afternoon). 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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