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Akito River Mouth and Reef Surf Forecast / Wairarapa / New Zealand

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 04 Oct 2022 NZDT
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Akito River Mouth and Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Akito River Mouth and Reef sea temperature is 12.9 °C (Statistics for 04 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 13.4 max: 14.4 min: 12.5 °C)
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Akito River Mouth and Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Akito River Mouth and Reef sea temperature is 12.9 °C (Statistics for 04 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 13.4 max: 14.4 min: 12.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Akito River Mouth and Reef (strong winds from the NW at Cape Turnagain 22 km from Akito River Mouth and Reef).

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22 km away, 53 min ago

Strong
39 km/h
NW
9.9
12.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Akito River Mouth and Reef this week:

The surf forecast for Akito River Mouth and Reef over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Oct 05) at 1AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Akito River Mouth and Reef in the next 12 days are 4.5m 12s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Oct 06) at 7PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.5m 5s period and expected on Wednesday (Oct 05) at 7AM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 1AM (Wed 5th Oct)4ft (1.2m) 9s
Best Surf 4AM (Thu 6th Oct)10ft (3.0m) 9s
Most Powerful 7PM (Thu 6th Oct)15ft (4.5m) 12s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Akito River Mouth and Reef over the next 12 days.

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Tue
04
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sun
16
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
S
1.2
S
0.6
SSW
1.3
SSW
2
SSW
3.5
SSW
4
SSW
4
S
4
S
3.5
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2.1
S
1.6
S
1
SSE
1.1
S
0.7
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSE
0.2
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
1.1
NE
1
S
1.1
NE
2
SSW
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
Period(s) (?)10917169111212121212121111101099981312781216126899910141111
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)54425121684461333274668458248483426199314201087588205234714627221627699129849030927210671380113486113842092859730
Wind
(km/h)
15
NW
25
NW
30
WNW
30
W
20
WSW
30
SW
35
SW
25
WSW
30
SW
25
SW
10
W
5
NNE
20
NE
15
NNW
25
NW
15
WNW
20
NW
20
WNW
5
WNW
10
NNW
25
NW
20
WNW
30
NW
30
WNW
25
W
20
S
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
NW
5
NW
15
S
5
W
5
SSE
15
E
10
N
15
NNW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
onoffglasscross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
1:22AM
1.41
1:51PM
1.54
2:20AM
1.41
2:48PM
1.54
3:17AM
1.42
3:45PM
1.55
4:14AM
1.44
4:42PM
1.54
5:10AM
1.45
5:37PM
1.53
6:05AM
1.47
6:30PM
1.51
6:57AM
1.48
7:22PM
1.48
7:48AM
1.49
8:13PM
1.45
8:38AM
1.48
9:02PM
1.41
9:26AM
1.46
9:51PM
1.36
10:13AM
1.43
10:39PM
1.32
11:00AM
1.40
Low Tide
/ height (m)
7:31AM
0.11
8:11PM
0.10
8:28AM
0.10
9:08PM
0.10
9:26AM
0.10
10:05PM
0.09
10:24AM
0.09
11:00PM
0.08
11:20AM
0.09
11:53PM
0.08
12:16PM
0.09
12:45AM
0.08
1:09PM
0.10
1:35AM
0.10
2:02PM
0.11
2:23AM
0.12
2:53PM
0.13
3:11AM
0.15
3:42PM
0.16
3:58AM
0.19
4:30PM
0.19
4:44AM
0.23

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Akito River Mouth and Reef blow from the NW

Tue
04
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sun
16
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C161114125556101091213111515111616131616131617111112817141114141118
Low °C1311127445489791181012101315101314121412911107121291212914
Feels °C (?)126750-4-3-13569971011613141011118101277961510101211913
Sunrise--6:43--6:41--6:39--6:37--6:37--6:35--6:33--6:31--6:30--6:28--6:26--6:26
Sunset7:21--7:22--7:23--7:24--7:25--7:27--7:28--7:29--7:30--7:30--7:31--7:32--

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Thu afternoon. Very mild (max 16°C on Tue afternoon, min 4°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Tue afternoon, fresh winds from the WNW by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Mon morning, min 7°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Very mild (max 17°C on Wed afternoon, min 9°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the WNW by Wed morning).

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Sun morning, min 7°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Akito River Mouth and Reef Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Akito River Mouth and Reef provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Akito River Mouth and Reef can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Akito River Mouth and Reef 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 (Akito River Mouth and Reef) 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 Akito River Mouth and Reef 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.

Are you planning a holiday in The Wairarapa? If you are looking for accommodation near Akito River Mouth and Reef, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in The Wairarapa, consider staying in Palmerston North which is 74 km (46 miles) away. Other places in and around The Wairarapa where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Masterton which is 75 km (47 miles) away and Levin, 97 km (60 miles) away.