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Beatons ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Beatons Surf Guide

Beatons in Invercargill is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of sharks/rips.

Beatons Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent10.4°C

Surfing Beatons:

The best conditions reported for surf at Beatons occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Beatons sea temperature, Beatons photographs, Beatons detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Beatons webcams, current wind from Southland live weather stations and Beatons 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 Beatons

Beatons Surf:

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 07:24 Local time
Thursday 16
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Beatons (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Beatons Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wallacetown, 45 km from Beatons.


Air temperature
-3.2 °C

Current weather near Beatons

Overall Beatons Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Beatons: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Beatons: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Beatons Location Maps

Beatons Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Beatons:

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Wave buoys nearest to Beatons:

Tide stations nearest to Beatons:

  • Closest tide station
    Colac Bay
    8 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    New River Entrance
    28 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Bluff Harbour
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Paterson Inlet
    42 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    43 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Beatons is Invercargill Airport (IVC) in New Zealand, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Beatons is Manapouri Airport (TEU), also in New Zealand, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (ZQN) in New Zealand, 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand is 179 km (111 miles) away.
  • Dunedin Airport (DUD), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Beatons and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
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