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Mana Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Mana Island Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.4 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 06:49 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 40
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSE 20
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Mana Island in Wellington is an exposed reef break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest.. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, private and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Porirua Harbour (Plimmerton), New Zealand, 7 km from Mana Island.

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Mana Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arene, 6 km from Mana Island.

wind obs. (6 kph from 120 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
14.2 °C

Current weather near Mana Island

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 25 miles from Mana Island.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.386
Average period (s) 5.5 6.5 7.0 6.8

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Overall Mana Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Mana Island:


  • The closest passenger airport to Mana Island is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mana Island is Wellington International Airport (WLG), also in New Zealand, 27 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Masterton Airport (MRO) in New Zealand, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Woodbourne Airport (BHE) in New Zealand is 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Mana Island and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mana Island, Wellington. Use the tab navigation above to view Mana Island sea temperature, Mana Island photographs, Mana Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mana Island webcams, current wind from Wellington live weather stations and Mana Island 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 Mana Island.