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Duke of York ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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Duke of York Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(New Britain and Duke of York, Papua New Guinea)

Duke of York Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 23:03 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 7 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
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Duke of York in New Britain and Duke of York is a reasonably exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include coral.

Papua New Guinea wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At ASCAT153E4S, 87 km from Duke of York.

light winds from the ENE

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- °C

Current weather near Duke of York

Overall Duke of York Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Tide stations nearest to Duke of York:

  • Closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    162 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    181 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    185 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Duke of York:

  • Closest city location
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    253 mi
  • Third closest city location
    413 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    427 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    465 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Duke of York is Nadzab Airport (LAE) in Papua New Guinea, which is 686 km (426 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Duke of York is Madang Airport (MAG), also in Papua New Guinea, 747 km (464 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Duke of York, New Britain and D.o.York. Use the tab navigation above to view Duke of York sea temperature, Duke of York photographs, Duke of York detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Duke of York webcams, current wind from New Britain and D.o.York live weather stations and Duke of York tide predictions. The Papua New Guinea swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea 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 Duke of York.