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Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.4

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Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes

Photo credit: Christian Theodosiou

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Saturday, 20 July 2019, 17:18 Local time
Saturday 20Sun
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
W 10
W 5
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes in Northland is a sheltered reef break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of the strong rips 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-Supertubes.

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Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kaitaia, 20 km from Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes.

light winds from the W

no report
Air temperature
15.5 °C

Current weather near Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes

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

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Ski Resorts closest to Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes:

  • Closest ski area
    290 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    311 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    316 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    316 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    463 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes:


  • The closest passenger airport to Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 132 km (82 miles) away.
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