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Napier - Hardings Road ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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Napier - Hardings Road Spot ID

Rare Harding Rd session, Napier - Hardings Road photo

Napier - Hardings Road

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Hardings Road, Napier - Hardings Road photo

Napier - Hardings Road

Photo credit: Chris

Hardings Rd, Napier - Hardings Road photo

Napier - Hardings Road

Photo credit: Greg Thompson

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Thursday, 21 March 2019, 14:35 Local time
Thursday 21Fri
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
E 5
NE 5
Wind State cross-
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Hardings Road(Napier) in Hawkes Bay is an exposed point break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Likely to be crowded if working.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Napier, New Zealand, 1 km from Napier - Hardings Road.

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Napier - Hardings Road Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Napier Airport, 6 km from Napier - Hardings Road.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
20.2 °C

Current weather near Napier - Hardings Road

Overall Napier - Hardings Road Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to Napier - Hardings Road is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 108 km (67 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Napier - Hardings Road is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Third is Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand, 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 160 km (99 miles) away.
  • Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Napier - Hardings Road and is 170 km (106 miles) away.
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