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The Pa ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5
Camping: 1.0

Overall: 2.5

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The Pa Spot ID

Hongoeka Bay Surf, The Pa photo

The Pa

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Surfers at Hongoeka Bay, The Pa photo

The Pa

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 22:31 Local time
MonTuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
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The Pa in Wellington is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for .

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Porirua Harbour (Plimmerton), New Zealand, 2 km from The Pa.

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The Pa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Karehana Bay, 1 km from The Pa.


Air temperature
6.0 °C

Current weather near The Pa

Overall The Pa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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The Pa Location Maps

The Pa Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Pa:


  • The closest passenger airport to The Pa is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Pa is Wellington International Airport (WLG), also in New Zealand, 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Masterton Airport (MRO) in New Zealand, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Woodbourne Airport (BHE) in New Zealand is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to The Pa and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
The Pa break location map and break info

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