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The Point (nr Wainui) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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The Point (nr Wainui) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Wanganui and the Manawatu, New Zealand)

The Point (nr Wainui) Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.1 °C

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Saturday, 23 February 2019, 17:22 Local time
Saturday 23Sun
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 14 13 14
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 20
W 20
W 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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The Point (nr Wainui) in Wanganui-Manawatu is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There are left and right breaking reefs. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nukumaru Rock, 3 km from The Point (nr Wainui).

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The Point (nr Wainui) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mount View, 31 km from The Point (nr Wainui).

light winds from the W

Air temperature
19.9 °C

Current weather near The Point (nr Wainui)

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 95 miles from The Point (nr Wainui).

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.969
Average period (s) 4.7 4.9 5.8 6.0

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Overall The Point (nr Wainui) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to The Point (nr Wainui) is Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Point (nr Wainui) is Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Masterton Airport (MRO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to The Point (nr Wainui) and is 145 km (90 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Point (nr Wainui), Wanganui-Manawatu. Use the tab navigation above to view The Point (nr Wainui) sea temperature, The Point (nr Wainui) photographs, The Point (nr Wainui) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Point (nr Wainui) webcams, current wind from Wanganui-Manawatu live weather stations and The Point (nr Wainui) 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 Point (nr Wainui).