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Takapuna-North Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 1.6
Difficulty Level: 2.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Takapuna-North Reef Spot ID

Takapuna-North Reef photo

Takapuna-North Reef

Photo credit: Max Wilson

takapuna reef, Takapuna-North Reef photo

Takapuna-North Reef

Photo credit: Max Wilson

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.7 °C

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Thursday, 21 March 2019, 14:58 Local time
Thursday 21Fri
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NE 5
NE 5
Wind State cross-

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Takapuna-North Reef in Auckland East Coast is a sheltered beach break that has inconsistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of locals and pollution.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Murrays Bay, New Zealand, 1 km from Takapuna-North Reef.

IS AT (local time)

Takapuna-North Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Clemow's Orchard, 5 km from Takapuna-North Reef.

wind obs. (6 kph from 136 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
25.2 °C

Current weather near Takapuna-North Reef

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 60 miles from Takapuna-North Reef.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Average period (s) 5.8 5.4 5.8 5.5

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Overall Takapuna-North Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Takapuna-North Reef Location Maps

Takapuna-North Reef Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Takapuna-North Reef:

  • Closest ski area
    178 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    181 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    182 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    183 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    369 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Takapuna-North Reef:


  • The closest passenger airport to Takapuna-North Reef is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Takapuna-North Reef is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand is 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Takapuna-North Reef and is 181 km (112 miles) away.
Takapuna-North Reef break location map and break info

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