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Nukumaru Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Nukumaru Rock Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Wanganui and the Manawatu, New Zealand)

Nukumaru Rock Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.6 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 17:01 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 7 7 6 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSE 10
SSW 10
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Nukumaru Rock in Wanganui-Manawatu is a fairly exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Rarely crowded here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Kent Egmont St Patea wx, 21 km from Nukumaru Rock.

light winds from the S

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
18.5 °C

Current weather near Nukumaru Rock

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 96 miles from Nukumaru Rock.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.457
Average period (s) 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.6

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Overall Nukumaru Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Nukumaru Rock is Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nukumaru Rock is Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Masterton Airport (MRO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Nukumaru Rock and is 148 km (92 miles) away.
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