Mount Maunganui ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.0

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Mount Maunganui Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Bay of Plenty, New Zealand)

Mount Maunganui photo

Mount Maunganui photo

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Mount Maunganui Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 14:04 Local time

Monday 30
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 30
WSW 35
WSW 40
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Mount Maunganui in Bay of Plenty is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of .

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

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Live Weather:

At Tauranga Airport, 4 km from Mount Maunganui.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
18.3 °C

Current weather near Mount Maunganui

Overall Mount Maunganui Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Mount Maunganui:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Blowhole 0 mi
Second closest break Tay street 2 mi
Third closest break Arataki 2 mi
Fourth closest break Matakana Island 7 mi
Fifth closest break Papamoa Beach Park 7 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Mount Maunganui:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4130 mi
Second closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4185 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4430 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4491 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 4638 mi

Tide stations nearest to Mount Maunganui:

Closest tide station Tauranga 1 mi
Second closest tide station Slipper Island 42 mi
Third closest tide station Moutohora (Whale) Island 47 mi
Fourth closest tide station Tairua 47 mi
Fifth closest tide station Whakatane 50 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Mount Maunganui:

Closest ski area Whakapapa (New Zealand) 116 mi
Second closest ski area Tukino (New Zealand) 118 mi
Third closest ski area Turoa (New Zealand) 122 mi
Fourth closest ski area Manganui (New Zealand) 162 mi
Fifth closest ski area Rainbow (New Zealand) 342 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Mount Maunganui:

Closest city location Tauranga (New Zealand) 4 mi
Second closest city location Rotorua (New Zealand) 35 mi
Third closest city location Hamilton (New Zealand) 49 mi
Fourth closest city location Manukau (New Zealand) 85 mi
Fifth closest city location Northshore (New Zealand) 96 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Mount Maunguni is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mount Maunguni 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 Maunguni and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
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