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The Pa Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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The Pa Point Spot ID

Hongoeka Storm Surf, The Pa Point photo

The Pa Point

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.8 °C

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 09:36 Local time
Wednesday 20
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 30
NW 25
NNW 20
Wind State cross-

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The Pa Point in Wellington is a sheltered point break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north northwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for .

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Porirua Harbour (Plimmerton), New Zealand, 1 km from The Pa Point.

IS AT (local time)

The Pa Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Karehana Bay, 0 km from The Pa Point.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
18.1 °C

Current weather near The Pa Point

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 29 miles from The Pa Point.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.390
Average period (s) 5.7 6.8 7.1 6.5

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Overall The Pa Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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The Pa Point Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to The Pa Point is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Pa Point 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 Point and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Pa Point, Wellington. Use the tab navigation above to view The Pa Point sea temperature, The Pa Point photographs, The Pa Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Pa Point webcams, current wind from Wellington live weather stations and The Pa Point 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 Point.