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Shipwreck Bay-Pines ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Shipwreck Bay-Pines Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 14:23 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
W 20
W 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross-

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Shipwreck Bay-Pines in Northland is a sheltered beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds are from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ahipara Bay, New Zealand, 2 km from Shipwreck Bay-Pines.

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Shipwreck Bay-Pines Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kaitaia, 21 km from Shipwreck Bay-Pines.

light winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
12.9 °C

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Overall Shipwreck Bay-Pines Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Ski Resorts closest to Shipwreck Bay-Pines:

  • Closest ski area
    291 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    311 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    316 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    316 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    464 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Shipwreck Bay-Pines:


  • The closest passenger airport to Shipwreck Bay-Pines is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shipwreck Bay-Pines is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 133 km (83 miles) away.
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