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Tokomaru Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Tokomaru Bay Spot ID

Tokomaru Bay Reef photo

Tokomaru Bay

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C

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Friday, 22 February 2019, 11:46 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
N 20
N 15
Wind State cross-

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Tokomaru Bay in East Cape is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Tokomaru Bay (0 km).

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Tokomaru Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tolaga Bay wx, 27 km from Tokomaru Bay.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
23.3 °C

Current weather near Tokomaru Bay

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 98 miles from Tokomaru Bay.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.22
Dominant period (s) 11.1 6.5 5.6 13.3

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Overall Tokomaru Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Tokomaru Bay Location Maps

Tokomaru Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Tokomaru Bay:

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Tokomaru Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    166 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    168 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    172 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    242 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    388 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Tokomaru Bay:

  • Closest city location
    41 mi
  • Second closest city location
    112 mi
  • Third closest city location
    119 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    121 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    131 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Tokomaru Bay is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tokomaru Bay is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Third is Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand, 175 km (109 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand is 193 km (120 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Tokomaru Bay and is 206 km (128 miles) away.
Tokomaru Bay break location map and break info

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