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Bland Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Bland Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 17:51 Local time
Tuesday 19Wed
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NE 10
NE 0
Wind State on cross-

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Bland Bay in Northland is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Whangaruru Harbour, New Zealand, 3 km from Bland Bay.

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Bland Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kingfisher Road Russell wx, 15 km from Bland Bay.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
28.4 °C

Current weather near Bland Bay

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 39 miles from Bland Bay.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Average period (s) 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.5

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Overall Bland Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Bland Bay Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Bland Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    274 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    277 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    281 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    282 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    459 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Bland Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Bland Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bland Bay is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand is 189 km (117 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Bland Bay and is 294 km (183 miles) away.
Bland Bay break location map and break info

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