Aramoana Spit Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NE | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 10.3 °C
Aramoana Spit in Otago is a quite exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.
Overall Aramoana Spit Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September
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Visitor Reviews of Aramoana Spit
“Mint condition on a good day at the spit.”
Ted brown from NEW ZEALAND - 08 Jan 2012
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Aramoana Spit:(click location name for more details)
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- The closest passenger airport to Aramoana Spit is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Aramoana Spit is Oamaru Airport (OAM), also in New Zealand, 95 km (59 miles) away.
- Third is Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand, 123 km (76 miles) away.
- Wanaka Airport (WKA) in New Zealand is 165 km (102 miles) away.
- Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Aramoana Spit and is 170 km (106 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Aramoana Spit, Otago. Use the tab navigation above to view Aramoana Spit sea temperature, Aramoana Spit photographs, Aramoana Spit detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Aramoana Spit webcams, current wind from Otago live weather stations and Aramoana Spit tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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 Aramoana Spit.