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Raneika Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Raneika, Hawkes Bay NZ, Raneika Beach photo

Raneika Beach

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.4 °C

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:39 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 9 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
NNW 10
ENE 10
Wind State off glass cross-

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Raneika Beach in Hawkes Bay is a quite exposed reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. A choice of left and right reefs. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Raneika Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Taradale, 24 km from Raneika Beach.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
9.0 °C

Current weather near Raneika Beach

Overall Raneika Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Raneika Beach is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 134 km (83 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Raneika Beach is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand is 179 km (111 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Raneika Beach and is 185 km (115 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Raneika Beach, Hawkes Bay. Use the tab navigation above to view Raneika Beach sea temperature, Raneika Beach photographs, Raneika Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Raneika Beach webcams, current wind from Hawkes Bay live weather stations and Raneika 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 Raneika Beach.