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Ohiwa-Port Ohope ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Ohiwa-Port Ohope Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.2 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 07:50 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
NNW 10
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Ohiwa-Port Ohope in Bay of Plenty is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ohiwa, New Zealand, 2 km from Ohiwa-Port Ohope.

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Ohiwa-Port Ohope Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beach Ohope wx, 6 km from Ohiwa-Port Ohope.


Air temperature
21.1 °C

Current weather near Ohiwa-Port Ohope

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 35 miles from Ohiwa-Port Ohope.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.99
Dominant period (s) 9.5 8.7 9.5 9.5

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Overall Ohiwa-Port Ohope Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Ohiwa-Port Ohope Location Maps

Ohiwa-Port Ohope Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Ohiwa-Port Ohope:

  • Closest ski area
    122 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    122 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    127 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    188 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    352 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Ohiwa-Port Ohope:

  • Closest city location
    50 mi
  • Second closest city location
    57 mi
  • Third closest city location
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    102 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    105 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ohiwa-Port Ohope is Whakatane Airport (WHK) in New Zealand, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ohiwa-Port Ohope is Rotorua Airport (ROT), also in New Zealand, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Ohiwa-Port Ohope and is 125 km (78 miles) away.
Ohiwa-Port Ohope break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ohiwa-Port Ohope, Bay of Plenty. Use the tab navigation above to view Ohiwa-Port Ohope sea temperature, Ohiwa-Port Ohope photographs, Ohiwa-Port Ohope detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ohiwa-Port Ohope webcams, current wind from Bay of Plenty live weather stations and Ohiwa-Port Ohope 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 Ohiwa-Port Ohope.