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Pakiri beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 2.7

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Pakiri beach Spot ID

Pakiri Beach Holiday Park photo

Pakiri beach

Photo credit: Mr Steel

Lloyd Murdoch, Pakiri beach photo

Pakiri beach

Photo credit: Lloyd Murdoch

Parkiri 6, Pakiri beach photo

Pakiri beach

Photo credit: Euan Morell

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 17:53 Local time
Tuesday 16Wed
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
W 15
W 20
Wind State cross-

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Pakiri beach in Northland is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of .

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Daniels Reef, 5 km from Pakiri beach.

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Pakiri beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Red Beach, 39 km from Pakiri beach.


Air temperature
15.0 °C

Current weather near Pakiri beach

Overall Pakiri beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Pakiri beach Location Maps

Pakiri beach Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Pakiri beach:

  • Closest ski area
    209 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    213 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    213 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    215 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    401 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Pakiri beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Pakiri beach is Whangarei Airport (WRE) in New Zealand, 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pakiri beach is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand is 185 km (115 miles) away.
  • Kaitaia Airport (KAT), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Pakiri beach and is 189 km (117 miles) away.
Pakiri beach break location map and break info

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