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Catlins River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Catlins River Mouth Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.7 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 08:05 Local time
Tuesday 15
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 6 6 6 13
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 25
NE 30
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Catlins River Mouth in Catlins is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of sharks/rips.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nugget Point, New Zealand, 8 km from Catlins River Mouth.

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Catlins River Mouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tokoiti, 44 km from Catlins River Mouth.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
9.1 °C

Current weather near Catlins River Mouth

Overall Catlins River Mouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Catlins River Mouth is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 72 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Catlins River Mouth is Invercargill Airport (IVC), also in New Zealand, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Third is Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (ZQN) in New Zealand is 180 km (112 miles) away.
  • Manapouri Airport (TEU), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Catlins River Mouth and is 192 km (119 miles) away.
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