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Clark Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Clark Island Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 02:41 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
NNW 10
Wind State cross cross-

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Clark Island in The Coromandel is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. There is no reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Clark Island (0 km).

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Clark Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waihi, 27 km from Clark Island.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Clark Island

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 51 miles from Clark Island.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.82
Dominant period (s) 10.0 10.5 10.0 10.0

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Overall Clark Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Clark Island Location Maps

Clark Island Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Clark Island:

  • Closest ski area
    140 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    143 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    147 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    174 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    360 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Clark Island:

  • Closest city location
    35 mi
  • Second closest city location
    50 mi
  • Third closest city location
    58 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    67 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    68 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Clark Island is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Clark Island is Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Third is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Clark Island and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Clark Island break location map and break info

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