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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C

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Sunday, 24 March 2019, 18:01 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 12 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NE 15
NE 15
Wind State on on cross-

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Otama in The Coromandel is a sheltered beach break that has inconsistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of rocks and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kuaotunu, 3 km from Otama.

IS AT (local time)

Otama Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beachlands, 71 km from Otama.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
21.7 °C

Current weather near Otama

Overall Otama Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

This image illustrates the combination of swells directed at Otama over a normal March,... (show all text)

The graph describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Otama surf consistency graph.

Also see Otama surf quality by season and Otama surf quality by month.

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Otama Location Maps

Otama Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Otama:

  • Closest ski area
    175 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    178 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    181 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    201 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    390 mi
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Otama break location map and break info

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