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Papamoa Beach Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 3.7

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Papamoa Beach Park Spot ID

Sole SUP Surfer at Sunset, Papamoa Beach Park photo

Papamoa Beach Park

Photo credit: Mrs Cheni Wilson

Only the lonely Sea Tern, Papamoa Beach Park photo

Papamoa Beach Park

Photo credit: Cheni Wilson

Yep worth a look, Papamoa Beach Park photo

Papamoa Beach Park

Photo credit: Cheni Wilson

Wild Sunday, Papamoa Beach Park photo

Papamoa Beach Park

Photo credit: Cheni Wilson

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 09:48 Local time
Wednesday 20
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
NNE 15
NNE 15
Wind State cross on on cross-

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Papamoa Beach Park in Bay of Plenty is a quite exposed beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Localism.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tauranga, New Zealand, 10 km from Papamoa Beach Park.

IS AT (local time)

Papamoa Beach Park Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Papamoa Beach wx, 2 km from Papamoa Beach Park.


Air temperature
18.8 °C

Current weather near Papamoa Beach Park

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 18 miles from Papamoa Beach Park.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.94
Dominant period (s) 11.8 12.5 13.3 11.1

All wavebuoys around Papamoa Beach Park

Overall Papamoa Beach Park Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Papamoa Beach Park Location Maps

Papamoa Beach Park Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Papamoa Beach Park:

  • Closest ski area
    113 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    116 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    119 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    163 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    341 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Papamoa Beach Park:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    31 mi
  • Third closest city location
    54 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    103 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Papamoa Beach Park is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Papamoa Beach Park is Rotorua Airport (ROT), also in New Zealand, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Whakatane Airport (WHK) in New Zealand, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand is 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Papamoa Beach Park and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
Papamoa Beach Park break location map and break info

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