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Anson Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.6

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Anson Bay Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.7 °C

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Friday, 19 April 2019, 23:16 Local time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 18 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 35
E 35
E 30
E 35
Wind State cross-

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Anson Bay in Norfolk Island is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Fiji wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Norfolk Island, Tasman Sea, 6 km from Anson Bay.

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Anson Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Norfolk Island Airport, 1 km from Anson Bay.

moderate winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Anson Bay

Overall Anson Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Ski Resorts closest to Anson Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    794 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    830 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    834 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    835 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    931 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Anson Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    475 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Whangarei (New Zealand)
    596 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Waitakere (New Zealand)
    664 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Auckland (New Zealand)
    669 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Northshore (New Zealand)
    669 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Anson Bay is Norfolk Island International Airport (NLK) in Australia, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Anson Bay is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA) in New Caledonia, 765 km (475 miles) away.
Anson Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Anson Bay, Norfolk Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Anson Bay sea temperature, Anson Bay photographs, Anson Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Anson Bay webcams, current wind from Norfolk Island live weather stations and Anson Bay tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Anson Bay.