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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 Oamaru 19 km from Wainakarua River Mouth). 0.5m 9 s period swell from ESE with 2.1m 6 s period wind swell from NE
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19 km away, 1 h 7 min ago

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9.6
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Wainakarua River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Monday 20 Aug 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 9.6 °C (Statistics for 20 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 8.5 max: 9.9 min: 7.1 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
NE
1.4
ENE
1.5
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
1
ESE
1.3
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1.6
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Period(s) (?)67888810101010109988108151414141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)167171259887394208293231307914119336925162432002521108834731615465439
Wind
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20
NNE
10
NE
10
WSW
15
W
5
SSE
5
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
25
WSW
40
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30
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30
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SW
20
SW
15
WNW
20
SW
15
SSE
10
NNW
10
WNW
15
NNE
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:52AM
1.62

11:14PM
1.56
11:44AM
1.62

12:03AM
1.56

12:30PM
1.64
12:47AM
1.58

1:12PM
1.67
1:28AM
1.60

1:52PM
1.70
2:07AM
1.63

2:30PM
1.72
2:45AM
1.65

3:09PM
1.73

3:24AM
1.66

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:06PM
0.39

5:26AM
0.35
5:57PM
0.39

6:13AM
0.34

6:42PM
0.37
6:56AM
0.32

7:24PM
0.35
7:36AM
0.29

8:03PM
0.32
8:15AM
0.26

8:41PM
0.30
8:54AM
0.24

9:19PM
0.29
9:33AM
0.24

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
9109111291112910109899101181214111013
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
6871012910116665466897111310812
Sunrise
7:26--7:24--7:22--7:20--7:20--7:18--7:16--7:13-
Sunset
-5:52--5:53--5:55--5:57--5:58--5:59--6:00--6:01
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Tue afternoon, min 8°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, strong winds from the SSW by Thu morning).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Sun afternoon, min 7°C on Thu 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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