Opunake Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(New-Zealand – Taranaki)
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Opunake Beach Spot ID:
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C
Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 04:33 Local time
For Opunake Bay, New Zealand, 1 miles from Opunake Beach.
At New Plymouth, 58 km from Opunake Beach.
Overall Opunake Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Opunake Beach
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Opunake Beach:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Desperation Point||1 mi|
|Second closest break||Arawhata||4 mi|
|Third closest break||Middleton Bay||5 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Sky Williams||5 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Mangahume||6 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Opunake Beach:
|Closest wave buoy||SW Hawaii Buoy||4304 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||W Hawaii Buoy||4355 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4597 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4658 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||N Hawaii 1 Buoy||4813 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Opunake Beach:
|Closest tide station||Opunake Bay||1 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Port Taranaki||29 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Waitara River Entrance||39 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Patea||40 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Whanganui River Entrance||69 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Opunake Beach:
|Closest ski area||Manganui (New Zealand)||17 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Turoa (New Zealand)||90 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Whakapapa (New Zealand)||92 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Tukino (New Zealand)||95 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Rainbow (New Zealand)||175 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Opunake Beach:
|Closest city location||New Plymouth (New Zealand)||32 mi|
|Second closest city location||Paraparaumu (New Zealand)||117 mi|
|Third closest city location||Porirua (New Zealand)||127 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Nelson (New Zealand)||129 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Upper Hutt (New Zealand)||132 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Opunake Beach is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Opunake Beach is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 114 km (71 miles) away.
- Third is Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand, 178 km (111 miles) away.
- Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand is 187 km (116 miles) away.
- Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Opunake Beach and is 208 km (129 miles) away.