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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 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 /

Herekawe Valley New Plymouth wx

4 km NE58 m above sea level

1 hour ago
0 N0
(0 km/h at 0°)
12.2 °C

Surrey Hill Oakura wx

4 km S124 m above sea level

41 minutes ago
5 E5
(4.0 km/h at 86°)
11.7 °C

New Plymouth- Ferndale

6 km E80 m above sea level

49 minutes ago
light rain
Recent light rain
5 WNW5
light winds from the WNW
(6 km/h at 290°)
12.4 °C-

Port Taranaki

6 km NE3 m above sea level

45 minutes ago
30 WNW30
fresh winds from the WNW
(31.6 km/h at 295°)
- °C-

Sid Moturoa wx

6 km NE21 m above sea level

45 minutes ago
moderate rain
10 NW10
light winds from the NW
(11.1 km/h at 304°)
12.6 °C20.0

* 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.