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Wanganui River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Wanganui River Mouth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Wanganui and the Manawatu, New Zealand)

Wanganui River Mouth Spot ID

Summer 2015, Wanganui River Mouth photo

Wanganui River Mouth

Photo credit: Grace kennedy

Small Autmumn swell on the river, Wanganui River Mouth photo

Wanganui River Mouth

Photo credit: paul c.

Type: River Mouth

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.9 °C

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Sunday, 24 March 2019, 18:46 Local time
Sunday 24Mon
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
WSW 10
NNW 15
Wind State cross-

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Wanganui River Mouth in Wanganui-Manawatu is a quite exposed River Mouth break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips and river traffic.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Whanganui River Entrance, New Zealand (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Wanganui River Mouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mount View, 7 km from Wanganui River Mouth.


Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near Wanganui River Mouth

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 94 miles from Wanganui River Mouth.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.436
Average period (s) 5.4 5.4 5.3 6.4

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Overall Wanganui River Mouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Wanganui River Mouth Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Wanganui River Mouth:


  • The closest passenger airport to Wanganui River Mouth is Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wanganui River Mouth is Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand is 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Masterton Airport (MRO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Wanganui River Mouth and is 126 km (78 miles) away.
Wanganui River Mouth break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wanganui River Mouth, Wanganui-Manawatu. Use the tab navigation above to view Wanganui River Mouth sea temperature, Wanganui River Mouth photographs, Wanganui River Mouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wanganui River Mouth webcams, current wind from Wanganui-Manawatu live weather stations and Wanganui River Mouth tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Wanganui River Mouth.