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Awakino River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Awakino River Mouth Surf Guide

Awakino River Mouth in Taranaki is a sheltered beach/River Bar break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Awakino River Mouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/river barIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Awakino River Mouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Awakino River Mouth occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Awakino River Mouth (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Awakino River Mouth with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in June while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 62% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
62%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Awakino River Mouth Location Map

Interactive Awakino River Mouth surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Awakino River Mouth is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Awakino River Mouth is Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand, 108 km (67 miles) away.

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Awakino River Mouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 February 2021, 02:08 Local Time
Sunday 28
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.5
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
Period (s) 13 13 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
ENE 10
NE 10
NW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross on

Swell History at Awakino River Mouth

Surf stats for Awakino River Mouth, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Awakino River Mouth

Wind stats for Awakino River Mouth, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Awakino River Mouth. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    40km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/river bar
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    50km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    57km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    61km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    63km away

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