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Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.9

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Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks

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Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks

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Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks

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Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 03:38 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
SSW 15
SW 20
Wind State cross-

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Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks in Northland is a sheltered reef break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the south. Surfable in an onshore breeze Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ahipara Bay, New Zealand, 3 km from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks.

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Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kaitaia, 18 km from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks.

light winds from the SW

no report
Air temperature
18.1 °C

Current weather near Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 93 miles from Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Average period (s) 4.2 4.5 4.2 4.2

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Overall Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Ski Resorts closest to Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks:

  • Closest ski area
    290 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    310 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    314 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    315 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    464 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks:


  • The closest passenger airport to Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 129 km (80 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks, Northland. Use the tab navigation above to view Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks sea temperature, Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks photographs, Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks webcams, current wind from Northland live weather stations and Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks 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 Shipwrecks Bay-Peaks.