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Nera Rivermouth break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Nera Rivermouth Surf Guide

Nera Rivermouth in New Caledonia is a sheltered river and beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks peel to the left and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

Nera Rivermouth Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nera Rivermouth:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Nera 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 5% of the time in July while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 72% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nera Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Nera 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 Nera Rivermouth is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU) in New Caledonia, 89 km (55 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Nera Rivermouth is Kone Airport (KNQ), also in New Caledonia, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Nera Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 02:32 Local Time
Thursday 07
Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Nera Rivermouth

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

Wind History at Nera Rivermouth

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

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