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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Bay of Plenty, New Zealand)


Blowhole Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 02:42 Local time

Sun Monday 30
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
W 30
W 35
W 30
Wind State cross-

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Blowhole in Bay of Plenty is a fairly exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. No point break here. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

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Live Weather:

At Tauranga Airport, 4 km from Blowhole.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
18.5 °C

Current weather near Blowhole

Overall Blowhole Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Blowhole:

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Closest break Mount Maunganui 0 mi
Second closest break Tay street 1 mi
Third closest break Arataki 2 mi
Fourth closest break Matakana Island 7 mi
Fifth closest break Papamoa Beach Park 7 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Blowhole:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4130 mi
Second closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4184 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4429 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4491 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 4638 mi

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

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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

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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
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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.


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