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

Overall: 4.2

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Graveyards Spot ID

Graveyards winter perfection photo

Graveyards

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Monday, 19 November 2018, 18:52 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.0
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Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
WSW 5
SW 0
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Wind State cross-
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Graveyards in Taranaki is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. No reef break here. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Graveyards Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Punihowx, 3 km from Graveyards.

light winds from the WNW

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Air temperature
15.3 °C

Current weather near Graveyards

Overall Graveyards Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Graveyards is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Graveyards is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 199 km (124 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand is 200 km (124 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Graveyards and is 204 km (127 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Graveyards, Taranaki. Use the tab navigation above to view Graveyards sea temperature, Graveyards photographs, Graveyards detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Graveyards webcams, current wind from Taranaki live weather stations and Graveyards 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 Graveyards.