Spirits Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

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Spirits Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Northland, New Zealand)


Spirits Bay Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 09:53 Local time

Saturday 28
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 20
W 20
W 20
Wind State cross-

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Spirits Bay in Northland is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of tidal currents.

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Live Weather:

At Cape Reinga, 15 km from Spirits Bay.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
17.5 °C

Current weather near Spirits Bay

Overall Spirits Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Spirits Bay:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Tapotupoto Bay 7 mi
Second closest break Tom Bowling Bay 7 mi
Third closest break Scott Point 9 mi
Fourth closest break Te Paki 9 mi
Fifth closest break Herangi Beach 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Spirits Bay:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4040 mi
Second closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4076 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4306 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4367 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 4550 mi

Tide stations nearest to Spirits Bay:

Closest tide station Te Hapua 11 mi
Second closest tide station Cape Maria van Diemen 12 mi
Third closest tide station Houhora Harbour (Pukenui Wharf) 30 mi
Fourth closest tide station Houhora River Entrance 32 mi
Fifth closest tide station Sheigis Beacon 41 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Spirits Bay:

Closest ski area Manganui (New Zealand) 343 mi
Second closest ski area Whakapapa (New Zealand) 363 mi
Third closest ski area Tukino (New Zealand) 368 mi
Fourth closest ski area Turoa (New Zealand) 369 mi
Fifth closest ski area Rainbow (New Zealand) 514 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Spirits Bay:

Closest city location Whangarei (New Zealand) 122 mi
Second closest city location Waitakere (New Zealand) 192 mi
Third closest city location Northshore (New Zealand) 196 mi
Fourth closest city location Auckland (New Zealand) 198 mi
Fifth closest city location Manukau (New Zealand) 209 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Spirits Bay is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 81 km (50 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Spirits Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 134 km (83 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Spirits Bay, Northland. Use the tab navigation above to view Spirits Bay sea temperature, Spirits Bay photographs, Spirits Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Spirits Bay webcams, current wind from Northland live weather stations and Spirits 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 Spirits Bay.


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