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Desperation Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Current weather conditions and live observations for Desperation Point based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Desperation Point right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Desperation Point

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

Newall wx

22 km NNE340 m above sea level

32 minutes ago
moderate rain
5 SSW5
(4.2 km/h at 202°)
9.5 °C10.0

Tranaki- Newall

22 km NNE351 m above sea level

37 minutes ago
light rain
Recent light rain
5 S5
light winds from the S
(6 km/h at 191°)
9.6 °C-

New Plymouth

58 km NNE32 m above sea level

2 hours ago
35 WSW35
fresh winds from the WSW
(37 km/h at 250°)
13.3 °C10 km
10 km

no observation


120 km ESE67 m above sea level

2 hours ago
45 W45
strong winds from the W
(45 km/h at 276°)
13 °C-

Farewell Spit, Golden Bay

141 km S3 m above sea level

2 hours ago
25 W25
moderate winds from the W
(24 km/h at 280°)
10.3 °C-

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Desperation Point and within an acceptable time window.