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Back Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 4.0

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Back Beach based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on surf-forecast.com to see what is happening with the weather in Back Beach right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Back Beach

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /
Cloud

Farmland Taranaki Hurford wx

5 km SSE171 m above sea level

1 hour ago
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy
0 S0
calm
(1.6 km/h at 178°)
8.6 °C10.0
10.0
-
-
-

urban New Plymouth wx

17 km ENE30 m above sea level

56 minutes ago
-
(- km/h at -°)
8.9 °C10.0
10.0
-
-
-

New Plymouth

18 km NE32 m above sea level

2 hours ago
-
5 SW5
light winds from the SW
(6 km/h at 220°)
8.2 °C10 km
10 km

no observation

Wanganui

136 km SE67 m above sea level

41 minutes ago
dry
-
(- km/h at -°)
9 °C-
-
-
-
0

Whatawhata

178 km NE42 m above sea level

20 minutes ago
dry
0 N0
calm
(0 km/h at 349°)
8 °C-
-
-
-
0

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Back Beach and within an acceptable time window.