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Wainui Beach - Stockroute ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Wainui Beach – Stockroute Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Gisborne and Mahia, New Zealand)

Wainui Beach - Stockroute Spot ID

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Wainui Beach - Stockroute

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.2 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 07:23 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
NW 20
WNW 15
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

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Stockroute(Wainui Beach) in Gisborne is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gisborne, New Zealand, 6 km from Wainui Beach - Stockroute.

IS AT (local time)

Wainui Beach - Stockroute Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wainui Gisborne wx, 1 km from Wainui Beach - Stockroute.

light winds from the N

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
21.6 °C

Current weather near Wainui Beach - Stockroute

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 105 miles from Wainui Beach - Stockroute.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.68
Dominant period (s) 13.3 13.3 13.3 12.5

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Overall Wainui Beach - Stockroute Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Ski Resorts closest to Wainui Beach - Stockroute:

  • Closest ski area
    138 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    141 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    144 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    219 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    352 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Wainui Beach - Stockroute:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    82 mi
  • Third closest city location
    93 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    106 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    125 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Wainui Beach - Stockroute is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wainui Beach - Stockroute is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • Third is Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand, 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand is 173 km (107 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Wainui Beach - Stockroute and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
Wainui Beach - Stockroute break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wainui Beach - Stockroute, Gisborne and Mahia. Use the tab navigation above to view Wainui Beach - Stockroute sea temperature, Wainui Beach - Stockroute photographs, Wainui Beach - Stockroute detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wainui Beach - Stockroute webcams, current wind from Gisborne and Mahia live weather stations and Wainui Beach - Stockroute 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 Wainui Beach - Stockroute.