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Tangoio ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.7

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Tangoio Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.7 °C

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Thursday, 21 February 2019, 15:06 Local time
Thursday 21Fri
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 8 8 6 7
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
NNW 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Tangoio in Hawkes Bay is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tangoio Flat Rock, 1 km from Tangoio.

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Tangoio Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Whirinaki Napier wx, 5 km from Tangoio.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
26.1 °C

Current weather near Tangoio

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 115 miles from Tangoio.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.18
Dominant period (s) 12.5 11.8 11.8 11.8

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Overall Tangoio Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Tangoio is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 99 km (61 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tangoio is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Third is Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand, 147 km (91 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand is 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Tangoio and is 158 km (98 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tangoio, Hawkes Bay. Use the tab navigation above to view Tangoio sea temperature, Tangoio photographs, Tangoio detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tangoio webcams, current wind from Hawkes Bay live weather stations and Tangoio 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 Tangoio.