Pauanui Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.8

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Pauanui Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Coromandel, New Zealand)

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Pauanui Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.9 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 04:27 Local time

Wednesday 01
4AM 7AM 10AM 1PM
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 10 11 9 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
SSW 10
S 5
Wind State cross-
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Pauanui Beach in The Coromandel is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has very reliable surf Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves Rarely crowded here. Beware of .

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Tide Times:

For Tairua, New Zealand, 3 km from Pauanui Beach.

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Pauanui Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Slipper Island, 6 km from Pauanui Beach.

moderate winds from the SW

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Current weather near Pauanui Beach

Overall Pauanui Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Also see Pauanui Beach surf quality by season and Pauanui Beach surf quality by month.

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Pauanui Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Tairua Bar 1 mi
Second closest break TairuaBeach 2 mi
Third closest break Sailors Grave 5 mi
Fourth closest break Opoutere Beach 6 mi
Fifth closest break Onemana 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Pauanui Beach:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4102 mi
Second closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4154 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4398 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4459 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 4610 mi

Tide stations nearest to Pauanui Beach:

Closest tide station Tairua 2 mi
Second closest tide station Slipper Island 4 mi
Third closest tide station Whitianga 16 mi
Fourth closest tide station Rocky Point (Thames) 21 mi
Fifth closest tide station Coromandel Harbour 29 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Pauanui Beach:

Closest ski area Whakapapa (New Zealand) 154 mi
Second closest ski area Tukino (New Zealand) 157 mi
Third closest ski area Turoa (New Zealand) 160 mi
Fourth closest ski area Manganui (New Zealand) 185 mi
Fifth closest ski area Rainbow (New Zealand) 372 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Pauanui Beach:

Closest city location Tauranga (New Zealand) 48 mi
Second closest city location Manukau (New Zealand) 55 mi
Third closest city location Hamilton (New Zealand) 60 mi
Fourth closest city location Northshore (New Zealand) 62 mi
Fifth closest city location Auckland (New Zealand) 71 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Pauanui Beach is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pauanui Beach is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Pauanui Beach and is 135 km (84 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pauanui Beach, Coromandel. Use the tab navigation above to view Pauanui Beach sea temperature, Pauanui Beach photographs, Pauanui Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pauanui Beach webcams, current wind from Coromandel live weather stations and Pauanui 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 Pauanui Beach.


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