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Foxton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 1.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.1

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Foxton Beach Spot ID

A few small lines at focky beach, Foxton Beach photo

Foxton Beach

Photo credit: Focky McBeach

Westy, Foxton Beach photo

Foxton Beach

Photo credit: wazza

Photo by photographer one night at foxton awesome left handers coming, Foxton Beach photo

Foxton Beach

Photo credit: Tomwhiteman

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 03:33 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
W 10
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Foxton Beach in Wanganui-Manawatu is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Manawatu River Entrance, New Zealand (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Foxton Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mudwiggle Farm, 31 km from Foxton Beach.


Air temperature
17.1 °C

Current weather near Foxton Beach

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 70 miles from Foxton Beach.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.816
Average period (s) 5.2 5.8 6.0 6.7

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Overall Foxton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Foxton Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Foxton Beach is Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Foxton Beach is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ), also in New Zealand, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Masterton Airport (MRO) in New Zealand is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Wellington International Airport (WLG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Foxton Beach and is 102 km (63 miles) away.
Foxton Beach break location map and break info

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