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Long Bay Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.6
Consistency of Surf: 1.4
Difficulty Level: 1.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Long Bay Reef Spot ID

LONG BEACH, Long Bay Reef photo

Long Bay Reef

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.7 °C

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 09:56 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 2 2 6 3
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
NE 15
NE 10
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Long Bay Reef in Auckland is a sheltered reef break Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Murrays Bay, New Zealand, 5 km from Long Bay Reef.

IS AT (local time)

Long Bay Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At NZ Torbay wx, 2 km from Long Bay Reef.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
21.5 °C

Current weather near Long Bay Reef

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 57 miles from Long Bay Reef.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Average period (s) 6.4 6.2 6.6 6

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Overall Long Bay Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Long Bay Reef Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Long Bay Reef:

  • Closest ski area
    181 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    185 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    185 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    187 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    373 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Long Bay Reef:


  • The closest passenger airport to Long Bay Reef is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Long Bay Reef is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 141 km (88 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand is 168 km (104 miles) away.
  • Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Long Bay Reef and is 176 km (109 miles) away.
Long Bay Reef break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Long Bay Reef, Auckland. Use the tab navigation above to view Long Bay Reef sea temperature, Long Bay Reef photographs, Long Bay Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Long Bay Reef webcams, current wind from Auckland live weather stations and Long Bay Reef 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 Long Bay Reef.