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Raglan-Manu Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 1.9

Overall: 3.2

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Raglan-Manu Bay Spot ID

Manu Bay, Raglan, Raglan-Manu Bay photo

Raglan-Manu Bay

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Manu Bay, Raglan, Raglan-Manu Bay photo

Raglan-Manu Bay

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Raglan-Manu Bay photo

Raglan-Manu Bay

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Raglan-Manu Bay

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Raglan-Manu Bay

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.5 °C

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Monday, 22 July 2019, 05:36 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 12 12 14 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
E 10
Wind State cross-

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Raglan-Manu Bay in West Coast Auckland is a quite exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks and locals.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Raglan, New Zealand, 5 km from Raglan-Manu Bay.

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Raglan-Manu Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hamilton- Grandview Heights, 35 km from Raglan-Manu Bay.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
5.6 °C

Current weather near Raglan-Manu Bay

Overall Raglan-Manu Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Raglan-Manu Bay Location Maps

Raglan-Manu Bay Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Raglan-Manu Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    105 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    109 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    110 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    111 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    299 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Raglan-Manu Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Raglan-Manu Bay is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Raglan-Manu Bay is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Third is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • New Plymouth Airport (NPL), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Raglan-Manu Bay and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
Raglan-Manu Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Raglan-Manu Bay, Raglan and West Waikato. Use the tab navigation above to view Raglan-Manu Bay sea temperature, Raglan-Manu Bay photographs, Raglan-Manu Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Raglan-Manu Bay webcams, current wind from Raglan and West Waikato live weather stations and Raglan-Manu Bay 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 Raglan-Manu Bay.