Mount Maunganui Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NNE | Wind SSW
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C
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 .
Overall Mount Maunganui Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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- 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.
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