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Tom Bowling Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.6

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Tom Bowling Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 10:33 Local time
Wednesday 20
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
E 20
NNE 20
NNE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Tom Bowling Bay in Northland is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Tom Bowling Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Reinga, 27 km from Tom Bowling Bay.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
19.9 °C

Current weather near Tom Bowling Bay

Overall Tom Bowling Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Ski Resorts closest to Tom Bowling Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    342 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    361 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    366 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    367 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    515 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Tom Bowling Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Tom Bowling Bay is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tom Bowling Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 196 km (122 miles) away.
Tom Bowling Bay break location map and break info

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