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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

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

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:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Beatons with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in March while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 47% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
47%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Beatons Location Map

Interactive Beatons 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 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Beatons Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 19 June 2021, 16:23 Local Time
Saturday 19Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 2.0
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.8
WSW
Period (s) 18 17 17 16
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Beatons

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

Wind History at Beatons

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s33.2
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    12km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: inconsistent
    23km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Beatons: