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Stent Road ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.3

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Stent Road Spot ID

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Stent Road

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 14:39 Local time
Wednesday 16Thu
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
S 20
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Stent Road in Taranaki is an exposed reef and point break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Rocks are a hazard.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Graveyards, 3 km from Stent Road.

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Stent Road Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Punihowx, 5 km from Stent Road.

fresh winds from the SE

Air temperature
20.4 °C

Current weather near Stent Road

Overall Stent Road Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Stent Road is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, which is 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Stent Road is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand, 199 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Stent Road, Taranaki. Use the tab navigation above to view Stent Road sea temperature, Stent Road photographs, Stent Road detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Stent Road webcams, current wind from Taranaki live weather stations and Stent Road 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 Stent Road.