Medlands Beach Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NE | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C
Medlands Beach in Great Barrier Island is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rips, sharks.
For Tryphena, New Zealand, 6 km from Medlands Beach.
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At Hauraki Gulf (Channel Island), 22 km from Medlands Beach.
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Overall Medlands Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to Medlands Beach is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 104 km (65 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Medlands Beach is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 116 km (72 miles) away.
- Third is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 168 km (104 miles) away.
- Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand is 179 km (111 miles) away.
- Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Medlands Beach and is 181 km (112 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Medlands Beach, Great Barrier Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Medlands Beach sea temperature, Medlands Beach photographs, Medlands Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Medlands Beach webcams, current wind from Great Barrier Island live weather stations and Medlands 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 Medlands Beach.