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Diners Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.9

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Diners Beach Spot ID

Magical Mahia, Diners Beach photo

Diners Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Diners afternoon, Diners Beach photo

Diners Beach

Photo credit: Michelle

A good little wave, Diners Beach photo

Diners Beach

Photo credit: Michelle

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 17:32 Local time
Thursday 17Fri
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 15
S 10
SSW 15
Wind State cross-

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Diners Beach in Mahia is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aurora Point, 7 km from Diners Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Diners Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Peninsula Mahia wx, 9 km from Diners Beach.

wind obs. (15.0 kph from 164 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
22.9 °C

Current weather near Diners Beach

Overall Diners Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Diners Beach Location Maps

Diners Beach Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Diners Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    125 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    129 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    130 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    207 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    327 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Diners Beach:

  • Closest city location
    34 mi
  • Second closest city location
    58 mi
  • Third closest city location
    68 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    116 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    140 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Diners Beach is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Diners Beach is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Third is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 168 km (104 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Diners Beach and is 225 km (140 miles) away.
Diners Beach break location map and break info

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