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Dunedin - Taieri Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Dunedin - Taieri Mouth Surf Guide

Taieri Mouth in Dunedin is an exposed beach/river bar break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for sharks/rips.

Dunedin - Taieri Mouth Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeach/river barIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunedin - Taieri Mouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dunedin - Taieri Mouth occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dunedin - Taieri Mouth (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dunedin - Taieri Mouth with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in June while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% 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 Dunedin - Taieri Mouth Location Map

Interactive Dunedin - Taieri Mouth 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 Dunedin - Taieri Mouth is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunedin - Taieri Mouth is Alexandra Airport (ALR), also in New Zealand, 114 km (71 miles) away.

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Dunedin - Taieri Mouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 01:13 Local Time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 16 15 16 15
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
W 15
WNW 15
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

Swell History at Dunedin - Taieri Mouth

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Wind History at Dunedin - Taieri Mouth

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

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