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

Overall: 3.3

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Kakanui River Mouth Surf Forecast / Otago / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 02 Mar 2021 NZDT
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Kakanui River Mouth surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kakanui River Mouth sea temperature is 15.6 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.0 max: 14.2 min: 12.2 °C)
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Kakanui River Mouth surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kakanui River Mouth sea temperature is 15.6 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.0 max: 14.2 min: 12.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Kakanui River Mouth (calm at Oamaru 9 km from Kakanui River Mouth). 1.4m 9 s period swell from ENE with an additional 0.5m 15 s period swell from SSW

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Actual: 31 min ago

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Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Kakanui River Mouth this week:

The surf forecast for Kakanui River Mouth over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 7PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.7m and 8s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 12s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Kakanui River Mouth in the next 7 days are 2.4m 12s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 09) at 1AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.5m 6s period and expected on Sunday (Mar 07) at 4PM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7PM (Tue 2nd Mar)5.5ft (1.7m) 8s
Best Surf 1AM (Tue 9th Mar)8ft (2.4m) 12s
Most Powerful 1AM (Tue 9th Mar)8ft (2.4m) 12s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Kakanui River Mouth over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
30321320010210200212512
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
2
ENE
1.9
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.2
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.7
SSW
0.7
E
1
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
E
0.7
ENE
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
E
2.4
SSW
2.4
SSW
2
S
2.4
SSW
1.2
S
1.2
SSE
98899101010119999101413988812810
5605104455284353062091549979185110999011664167157705621569196298
10
NNE
25
NE
10
WNW
20
N
25
NNW
20
WNW
10
ENE
15
ENE
15
N
10
NNW
15
NNE
10
SW
5
NNW
15
SE
10
SW
25
SW
40
SW
30
WSW
35
SW
25
SW
10
WNW
15
N
10
NE
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
6:35PM
1.86
7:04AM
1.85
7:31PM
1.83
8:01AM
1.78
8:32PM
1.79
9:03AM
1.71
9:38PM
1.76
10:08AM
1.67
10:46PM
1.75
11:14AM
1.65
11:51PM
1.76
12:17PM
1.67
12:51AM
1.79
1:15PM
1.70
12:25PM
0.11
12:49AM
0.08
1:18PM
0.14
1:47AM
0.15
2:15PM
0.18
2:49AM
0.21
3:18PM
0.21
3:56AM
0.26
4:23PM
0.23
5:04AM
0.28
5:29PM
0.23
6:09AM
0.27
6:30PM
0.20
7:08AM
0.24

Note: the tide data above is for All Day Bay which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kakanui River Mouth.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Kakanui River Mouth blow from the W

Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
cloudy
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7:13--7:15--7:16--7:18--7:18--7:20--7:22--7:22-
-8:22--8:20--8:17--8:15--8:14--8:13--8:10--8:08

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 12°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Wed morning, calm by Fri afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Tue morning, min 7°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, fresh winds from the SW by Sun afternoon).

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Information about the Kakanui River Mouth Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Kakanui River Mouth provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Kakanui River Mouth can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Kakanui River Mouth surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Kakanui River Mouth) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Kakanui River Mouth may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Otago? If you are looking for accommodation near Kakanui River Mouth, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Otago, consider staying in Dunedin which is 82 km (51 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Timaru which is 92 km (57 miles) away