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Elliot Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.5

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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: 17.6 °C

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 20:29 Local time
Tuesday 01Wed
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
ENE 30
E 25
Wind State cross-
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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 Purerua, 31 km from Elliot Bay.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Elliot Bay

Overall Elliot Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Elliot Bay Location Maps

Elliot Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Northland surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Elliot Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Elliot Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Elliot Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Elliot Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Whangamumu Harbour
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Whangaruru Harbour
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    12 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Elliot Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    278 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    282 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    287 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    288 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    462 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Elliot Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Whangarei (New Zealand)
    32 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Northshore (New Zealand)
    109 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Waitakere (New Zealand)
    110 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Auckland (New Zealand)
    115 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Manukau (New Zealand)
    122 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Elliots or Elliot Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Elliots or 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 Elliots or 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.