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Point Annihilation ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Point Annihilation Spot ID

Walter Wonderli 1972, Point Annihilation photo

Point Annihilation

Photo credit: Walter Wonderli

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Point Annihilation

Photo credit: Eli Brownless

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Point Annihilation

Photo credit: Eli Brownless

Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 20:52 Local time
WedThursday 20
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
NW 10
Wind State glass cross-
glass cross

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Point Annihilation in Mahia is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rocks and locals.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waikokopu, New Zealand, 1 km from Point Annihilation.

IS AT (local time)

Point Annihilation Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mahia Heights, 5 km from Point Annihilation.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
10.7 °C

Current weather near Point Annihilation

Overall Point Annihilation Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Point Annihilation Location Maps

Point Annihilation Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Point Annihilation:

  • Closest ski area
    119 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    122 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    124 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    201 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    325 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Point Annihilation:

  • Closest city location
    30 mi
  • Second closest city location
    54 mi
  • Third closest city location
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    107 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    132 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Point Annihilation is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Point Annihilation is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • Third is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Point Annihilation and is 212 km (132 miles) away.
Point Annihilation break location map and break info

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