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Elliot Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 3.4

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Elliot Bay Spot ID

Elliots Bay Jan '11, Elliot Bay photo

Elliot Bay

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Elliots, Elliot Bay photo

Elliot Bay

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Elliot Bay

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Elliots bay, Elliot Bay photo

Elliot Bay

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Monday, 22 April 2019, 14:44 Local time
Monday 22Tue
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 6 6 6 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 10
WNW 10
W 15
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Elliots in Northland is a quite exposed point break that only works when conditions are just right The best wind direction is from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Whangamumu Harbour, New Zealand, 3 km from Elliot Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Elliot Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kerikeri Central, 32 km from Elliot Bay.


Air temperature
22.0 °C

Current weather near Elliot Bay

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 44 miles from Elliot Bay.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Average period (s) 5.7 5.3 5.5 5.3

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Overall Elliot Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Elliot Bay Location Maps

Elliot Bay Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Elliot Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    278 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    282 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    287 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    288 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    462 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Elliot Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Elliot Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Elliot Bay is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand is 198 km (123 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Elliot Bay and is 303 km (188 miles) away.
Elliot Bay break location map and break info

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