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Matarangi ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 2.8

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Matarangi Spot ID

Matarangi Beach photo


Photo credit: Trevor Yates

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 10:05 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 10 10 10 13
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
WNW 20
Wind State off glass cross cross-

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Matarangi in The Coromandel is a sandbar break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The sandbar breaks are all lefts. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kuaotunu, 6 km from Matarangi.

IS AT (local time)

Matarangi Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Whangapoua Thames Coromandel District wx, 4 km from Matarangi.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
18.6 °C

Current weather near Matarangi

Overall Matarangi Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Matarangi Location Maps

Matarangi Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Matarangi:

  • Closest ski area
    173 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    177 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    179 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    198 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    386 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Matarangi:


  • The closest passenger airport to Matarangi is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Matarangi is Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Whangarei Airport (WRE) in New Zealand is 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Matarangi and is 164 km (102 miles) away.
Matarangi break location map and break info

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