Hot Water Beach Spot ID
Photo credit: Max
Type: beach and point
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NE | Wind W
Sea Temperature Today is: 19.5 °C
Hot water Beach in Coromandel is a reasonably exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and sharks.
Overall Hot Water Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
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Visitor Reviews of Hot Water Beach
“Daily transfers to hot water beach on request from Ferrylanding or Hahei.
Out of the mouths of babes: "Mum, how long till we get to burny-beach?
No Joshy..its called Hot water Beach...
These are the precious gems heard about our treasures coming & going to Iconic Hot Water Beach.
Asked on the way back if he'd had fun, his response was I really didn't want to leave, but we are coming back...
Cathedral Cove Shuttle from NEW ZEALAND - 12 Mar 2014
- The closest passenger airport to Hot Water Beach is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 92 km (57 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Hot Water Beach is Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand, 94 km (58 miles) away.
- Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 117 km (73 miles) away.
- Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 143 km (89 miles) away.
- Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Hot Water Beach and is 150 km (93 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hot Water Beach, Coromandel. Use the tab navigation above to view Hot Water Beach sea temperature, Hot Water Beach photographs, Hot Water Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hot Water Beach webcams, current wind from Coromandel live weather stations and Hot Water 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 Hot Water Beach.