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Pourere Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Pourere Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C

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Thursday, 21 February 2019, 15:30 Local time
Thursday 21Fri
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
N 5
Wind State cross cross-
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Pourere Beach in the Waiararpa is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Blackhead, 2 km from Pourere Beach.

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Pourere Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Otane, 49 km from Pourere Beach.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
32.2 °C

Current weather near Pourere Beach

Overall Pourere Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Town and city forecasts close to Pourere Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Pourere Beach is Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand, 89 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pourere Beach is Masterton Airport (MRO), also in New Zealand, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Third is Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand, 146 km (91 miles) away.
  • Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand is 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Pourere Beach and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
Pourere Beach break location map and break info

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