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Tairua Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.5

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Tairua Bar Spot ID

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Type: beach/bar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.0 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 11:12 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SE 10
SE 10
Wind State cross-

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Tairua Bar in Coromandel is a fairly exposed beach/bar break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks are all lefts. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips,Jet Skis.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tairua, New Zealand, 2 km from Tairua Bar.

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Tairua Bar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waihi, 50 km from Tairua Bar.


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Current weather near Tairua Bar

Overall Tairua Bar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Ski Resorts closest to Tairua Bar:

  • Closest ski area
    155 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    158 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    161 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    186 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    373 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Tairua Bar:


  • The closest passenger airport to Tairua Bar is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 79 km (49 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tairua Bar is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Tairua Bar and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
Tairua Bar break location map and break info

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