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Raupo Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.3

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Raupo Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.4 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 17:14 Local time
Saturday 19Sun
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
WSW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Raupo Bay in Northland is a sheltered beach and reef break that has unreliable waves The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sheigis Beacon, New Zealand, 4 km from Raupo Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Raupo Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pukenui wx, 16 km from Raupo Bay.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
23.2 °C

Current weather near Raupo Bay

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 100 miles from Raupo Bay.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Average period (s) 5.7 5.3 5.6 4.7

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Overall Raupo Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Raupo Bay Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to Raupo Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    310 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    326 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    331 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    331 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    485 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Raupo Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Raupo Bay is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Raupo Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 140 km (87 miles) away.
Raupo Bay break location map and break info

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