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Blowhole ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Blowhole Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.6 °C

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Thursday, 30 July 2015, 20:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
NE
0.1
NE
0.1
NE
0.1
NE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 30
SW 35
SW 30
SW
Wind State off off off off

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Blowhole in Bay of Plenty is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. No point break here. Sometimes crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tauranga, New Zealand, 2 km from Blowhole.

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Blowhole Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tauranga Airport, 4 km from Blowhole.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Blowhole

Overall Blowhole Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Blowhole Location Maps

Blowhole Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Blowhole:

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Wave buoys nearest to Blowhole:

Tide stations nearest to Blowhole:

  • Closest tide station
    Tauranga
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Slipper Island
    42 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Moutohora (Whale) Island
    47 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Tairua
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Whakatane
    50 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Blowhole:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    116 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    118 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    122 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    162 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    342 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Blowhole:

  • Closest city location
    Tauranga (New Zealand)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Rotorua (New Zealand)
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Hamilton (New Zealand)
    49 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Manukau (New Zealand)
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Northshore (New Zealand)
    96 mi
Blowhole break location map and break info

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