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The Box ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for The Box based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in The Box right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near The Box

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /


25 km ENE86 m above sea level

3 hours ago
no report
25 WNW25
moderate winds from the WNW
(25 km/h at 290°)
19.5 °C-


Rangiputa Karikari Peninsula wx

41 km NNE24 m above sea level

1 hour ago
10 W10
light winds from the W
(8.2 km/h at 274°)
- °C13


81 km E80 m above sea level

1 hour ago
0 N0
(0 km/h at 0°)
12 °C-


87 km E84 m above sea level

2 hours ago
5 NW5
light winds from the NW
(6 km/h at 310°)
13.9 °C-

no observation

Cape Reinga

91 km NW191 m above sea level

2 hours ago
20 WNW20
moderate winds from the WNW
(20 km/h at 300°)
15.8 °C-

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to The Box and within an acceptable time window.