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Table Cape Reefs ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Table Cape Reefs Spot ID

Mahia Rock formations, Table Cape Reefs photo

Table Cape Reefs

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Mahia East Coast Road, Table Cape Reefs photo

Table Cape Reefs

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 02:57 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
N 10
N 10
Wind State cross-

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Table Cape Reefs in Mahia is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. There are left and right breaking reefs. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rocks and locals.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aurora Point, 4 km from Table Cape Reefs.

IS AT (local time)

Table Cape Reefs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mahia Heights, 11 km from Table Cape Reefs.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
16.7 °C

Current weather near Table Cape Reefs

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 124 miles from Table Cape Reefs.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.82
Dominant period (s) 10.0 10.5 10.0 10.0

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Overall Table Cape Reefs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Table Cape Reefs Location Maps

Table Cape Reefs Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Table Cape Reefs:

  • Closest ski area
    128 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    132 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    133 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    210 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    331 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Table Cape Reefs:

  • Closest city location
    31 mi
  • Second closest city location
    62 mi
  • Third closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    116 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    140 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Table Cape Reefs is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Table Cape Reefs is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Third is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 171 km (106 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 184 km (114 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Table Cape Reefs and is 225 km (140 miles) away.
Table Cape Reefs break location map and break info

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