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Mount Maunganui ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.1
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 2.1

Overall: 3.6

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Mount Maunganui Spot ID

Future Primitive 'Ghost' 6, Mount Maunganui photo

Mount Maunganui

Photo credit: Roy Stuart

MAIN BEACH - MOUNT, Mount Maunganui photo

Mount Maunganui

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Get set, Mount Maunganui photo

Mount Maunganui

Photo credit: Quintin Havenga

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Monday, 17 December 2018, 20:04 Local time
Monday 17Tue
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
N 10
NNW 10
Wind State on cross-

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Mount Maunguni in Bay of Plenty is a reasonably exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of .

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tauranga, New Zealand, 2 km from Mount Maunganui.

IS AT (local time)

Mount Maunganui Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tauranga Aero Aws, 4 km from Mount Maunganui.

light winds from the N

no report
Air temperature
21.3 °C

Current weather near Mount Maunganui

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 24 miles from Mount Maunganui.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.67
Dominant period (s) 14.3 14.3 9.5 13.3

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Overall Mount Maunganui Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Mount Maunganui Location Maps

Mount Maunganui Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Mount Maunganui:

  • Closest ski area
    116 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    118 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    122 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    162 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    342 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Mount Maunganui:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    49 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    96 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Mount Maunganui is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mount Maunganui is Rotorua Airport (ROT), also in New Zealand, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Whakatane Airport (WHK) in New Zealand, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Mount Maunganui and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
Mount Maunganui break location map and break info

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