Back Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(New-Zealand – Taranaki)
Photo credit: Russell Maunder
Back Beach Spot ID:
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.1 °C
Sunday, 19 May 2013, 16:38 Local time
For Port Taranaki, New Zealand, 5 miles from Back Beach.
At New Plymouth, 18 km from Back Beach.
Overall Back Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
The graph describes the variation of swells directed at Back Beach through a typical Ma... (show all text)
The rose diagram shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different di... (show all text)
The two graphs above are also combined in the single Back Beach surf consistency graph.
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Use this relief map to navigate to Taranaki surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Back Beach
Visitor Reviews of Back Beach
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Back Beach:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||ParitutuandNgamotu Beach||2 mi|
|Second closest break||Oakura Beach||3 mi|
|Third closest break||Belt Road||4 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Ahu Ahu Road||5 mi|
|Fifth closest break||East End and The Gap||5 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Back Beach:
|Closest wave buoy||SW Hawaii Buoy||4278 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||W Hawaii Buoy||4329 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4571 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4631 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||N Hawaii 1 Buoy||4787 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Back Beach:
|Closest tide station||Port Taranaki||3 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Waitara River Entrance||15 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Opunake Bay||27 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Patea||55 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Whanganui River Entrance||80 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Back Beach:
|Closest ski area||Manganui (New Zealand)||16 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Turoa (New Zealand)||84 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Whakapapa (New Zealand)||84 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Tukino (New Zealand)||88 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Rainbow (New Zealand)||201 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Back Beach:
|Closest city location||New Plymouth (New Zealand)||6 mi|
|Second closest city location||Hamilton (New Zealand)||116 mi|
|Third closest city location||Paraparaumu (New Zealand)||137 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Porirua (New Zealand)||148 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Upper Hutt (New Zealand)||152 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Back Beach is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Back Beach is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 131 km (81 miles) away.
- Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 180 km (112 miles) away.
- Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand is 186 km (116 miles) away.
- Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Back Beach and is 195 km (121 miles) away.