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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Spot ID

East Coast Northland, Ocean Beach (Whangarei) photo

Ocean Beach (Whangarei)

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Ocean Beach (Whangarei)

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Ocean Beach (Whangarei)

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 11:56 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 10
ENE 15
Wind State glass cross-
cross cross-

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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) in Northland is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include .

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Marsden Point, New Zealand, 6 km from Ocean Beach (Whangarei).

IS AT (local time)

Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Heads Whangarei wx, 3 km from Ocean Beach (Whangarei).

light winds from the W

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
18.7 °C

Current weather near Ocean Beach (Whangarei)

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 4 miles from Ocean Beach (Whangarei).

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Average period (s) 7.5 7.7 7.7 8

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Overall Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Also see Ocean Beach (Whangarei) surf quality by season and Ocean Beach (Whangarei) surf quality by month.

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Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Location Maps

Ocean Beach (Whangarei) Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Ocean Beach (Whangarei):

  • Closest ski area
    242 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    242 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    246 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    248 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    429 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Ocean Beach (Whangarei):


  • The closest passenger airport to Ocean Beach (Whangarei) is Whangarei Airport (WRE) in New Zealand, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ocean Beach (Whangarei) is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand is 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Ocean Beach (Whangarei) and is 238 km (148 miles) away.
Ocean Beach (Whangarei) break location map and break info

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