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Awana ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Awana Spot ID

Morning surf, Awana photo


Photo credit: Michael Reid

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 12:42 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 20
ESE 20
SE 15
Wind State cross-

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Awana in Great Barrier Island is a fairly exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips, sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Awana Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sandy bay, 35 km from Awana.


Air temperature
15.3 °C

Current weather near Awana

Overall Awana Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Awana Location Maps

Awana Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Awana:

  • Closest ski area
    209 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    213 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    215 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    227 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    416 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Awana:


  • The closest passenger airport to Awana is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 108 km (67 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Awana is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Third is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 174 km (108 miles) away.
  • Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Awana and is 185 km (115 miles) away.
Awana break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Awana, Great Barrier Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Awana sea temperature, Awana photographs, Awana detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Awana webcams, current wind from Great Barrier Island live weather stations and Awana 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 Awana.