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Taipa Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Taipa Bay Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Saturday, 20 July 2019, 17:26 Local time
Saturday 20Sun
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
W 10
Wind State cross-

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Taipa-Doubtless Bay in Northland is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mangonui, New Zealand, 7 km from Taipa Bay.

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Taipa Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kaitaia, 18 km from Taipa Bay.

light winds from the W

no report
Air temperature
15.5 °C

Current weather near Taipa Bay

Overall Taipa Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Ski Resorts closest to Taipa Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    300 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    314 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    319 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    320 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    477 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Taipa Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Taipa Bay is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Taipa Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 119 km (74 miles) away.
Taipa Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Taipa Bay, Northland. Use the tab navigation above to view Taipa Bay sea temperature, Taipa Bay photographs, Taipa Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Taipa Bay webcams, current wind from Northland live weather stations and Taipa 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 Taipa Bay.