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Whangaehu River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.8

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Whangaehu River Mouth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Wanganui and the Manawatu, New Zealand)

Whangaehu River Mouth Spot ID

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Type: River Mouth

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.0 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 02:44 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
Wind State glass cross-
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Whangaehu River Mouth in Wanganui-Manawatu is a quite exposed River Mouth break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer left-handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Whangaehu River Mouth (0 km).

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Whangaehu River Mouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wanganui, 8 km from Whangaehu River Mouth.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Whangaehu River Mouth

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 90 miles from Whangaehu River Mouth.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.903
Average period (s) 5.9 5.2 5.8 6.0

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Overall Whangaehu River Mouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Whangaehu River Mouth Location Maps

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  • The closest passenger airport to Whangaehu River Mouth is Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Whangaehu River Mouth is Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Masterton Airport (MRO) in New Zealand is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • New Plymouth Airport (NPL), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Whangaehu River Mouth and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Whangaehu River Mouth, Wanganui-Manawatu. Use the tab navigation above to view Whangaehu River Mouth sea temperature, Whangaehu River Mouth photographs, Whangaehu River Mouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Whangaehu River Mouth webcams, current wind from Wanganui-Manawatu live weather stations and Whangaehu 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 Whangaehu River Mouth.