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Awatoto Rivermouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 2.9

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Awatoto Rivermouth break guidePhoto by: Hunter Carney

Awatoto Rivermouth Surf Guide

Awatoto Rivermouth in Hawkes Bay is a reasonably exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Awatoto Rivermouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Awatoto Rivermouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Awatoto Rivermouth occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Awatoto Rivermouth (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Awatoto Rivermouth with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in July while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Awatoto Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Awatoto Rivermouth 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 Awatoto Rivermouth is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 111 km (69 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Awatoto Rivermouth is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 130 km (81 miles) away.

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Awatoto Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 21:16 Local Time
TueWednesday 10
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
W 10
W 10
W
Wind State cross-
on
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off
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off

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Swell History at Awatoto Rivermouth

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Wind History at Awatoto Rivermouth

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