Arataki ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Arataki Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Bay of Plenty, New Zealand)

The Dragon Board 2, Arataki photo

Photo credit: Roy Stuart

Arataki Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 17:23 Local time

Sunday 29 Mon
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
W 35
W 30
W 30
Wind State cross-

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Arataki in Bay of Plenty is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of .

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Tide Times:

For Tauranga, New Zealand, 3 km from Arataki.

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Live Weather:

At Tauranga Airport, 1 km from Arataki.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
21.3 °C

Current weather near Arataki

Overall Arataki Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Arataki:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Tay street 1 mi
Second closest break Blowhole 2 mi
Third closest break Mount Maunganui 2 mi
Fourth closest break Papamoa Beach Park 4 mi
Fifth closest break Matakana Island 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Arataki:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4131 mi
Second closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4185 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4431 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4492 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 4638 mi

Tide stations nearest to Arataki:

Closest tide station Tauranga 2 mi
Second closest tide station Slipper Island 44 mi
Third closest tide station Moutohora (Whale) Island 45 mi
Fourth closest tide station Whakatane 48 mi
Fifth closest tide station Tairua 50 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Arataki:

Closest ski area Whakapapa (New Zealand) 114 mi
Second closest ski area Tukino (New Zealand) 117 mi
Third closest ski area Turoa (New Zealand) 121 mi
Fourth closest ski area Manganui (New Zealand) 162 mi
Fifth closest ski area Rainbow (New Zealand) 342 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Arataki:

Closest city location Tauranga (New Zealand) 3 mi
Second closest city location Rotorua (New Zealand) 34 mi
Third closest city location Hamilton (New Zealand) 50 mi
Fourth closest city location Manukau (New Zealand) 87 mi
Fifth closest city location Northshore (New Zealand) 98 mi
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Arataki, Bay of Plenty. Use the tab navigation above to view Arataki sea temperature, Arataki photographs, Arataki detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Arataki webcams, current wind from Bay of Plenty live weather stations and Arataki 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 Arataki.


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