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Donut Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Donut Island Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Thursday, 24 May 2018, 12:37 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
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0.1
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0.1
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Period (s) 7 7 13 9
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 25
WSW 20
W 20
WNW
Wind State cross-
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Donut Island in The Coromandel is an exposed reef break Ideal winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from southeast winds. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. There is no reef break. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - Rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clark Island, 1 km from Donut Island.

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Donut Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Eastern Coromandel Whangamata wx, 1 km from Donut Island.

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Air temperature
14.1 °C

Current weather near Donut Island

Overall Donut Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Donut Island Location Maps

Donut Island Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Donut Island:

  • Closest ski area
    140 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    144 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    147 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    175 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    360 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Donut 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

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Donut Island is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Donut Island is Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 100 km (62 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 Donut Island and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Donut Island break location map and break info

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