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Ngunguru Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ngunguru Bar Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 11:30 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Ngunguru Bar in Northland is an exposed beach break that does not work very often Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach breaks are all lefts. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tutukaka Harbour, New Zealand, 3 km from Ngunguru Bar.

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Ngunguru Bar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ngunguru Whangarei wx, 1 km from Ngunguru Bar.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Ngunguru Bar

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 17 miles from Ngunguru Bar.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
Average period (s) 4.3 4.1 4 3.2

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Overall Ngunguru Bar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Ngunguru Bar Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to Ngunguru Bar:

  • Closest ski area
    254 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    255 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    259 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    260 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    440 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Ngunguru Bar:


  • The closest passenger airport to Ngunguru Bar is Whangarei Airport (WRE) in New Zealand, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ngunguru Bar is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand is 154 km (96 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Ngunguru Bar and is 258 km (160 miles) away.
Ngunguru Bar break location map and break info

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