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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.4

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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Spot ID

Sunset surf, Bethell's Beach / Te Henga photo

Bethell's Beach / Te Henga

Photo credit: Dan Pidgeon

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Monday, 22 October 2018, 05:13 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
SSW 10
SSW 10
Wind State glass glass cross cross-

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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga in Auckland is a fairly exposed beach break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. Often Crowded. Watch out for rips, locals and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For O'Neills Bay, 1 km from Bethell's Beach / Te Henga.

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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waitakere, 8 km from Bethell's Beach / Te Henga.


Air temperature
9.1 °C

Current weather near Bethell's Beach / Te Henga

Overall Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Bethell's Beach / Te Henga:

  • Closest ski area
    168 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    172 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    177 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    178 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    355 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Bethell's Beach / Te Henga:


  • The closest passenger airport to Bethell's Beach / Te Henga is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bethell's Beach / Te Henga is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand is 178 km (111 miles) away.
  • Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Bethell's Beach / Te Henga and is 187 km (116 miles) away.
Bethell's Beach / Te Henga break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga, Auckland. Use the tab navigation above to view Bethell's Beach / Te Henga sea temperature, Bethell's Beach / Te Henga photographs, Bethell's Beach / Te Henga detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bethell's Beach / Te Henga webcams, current wind from Auckland live weather stations and Bethell's Beach / Te Henga 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 Bethell's Beach / Te Henga.