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Tora Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.9

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Tora Point Spot ID

Tora, Wairarapa, Tora Point photo

Tora Point

Photo credit: Louis Murphy-Harris

8 ft Freighttrain, Tora Point photo

Tora Point

Photo credit: Ben Hewitt

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Friday, 22 February 2019, 10:43 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 30
NW 25
NW 25
Wind State off cross-
off off

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Tora Point in the Waiararpa is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. 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 rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Tora-Bombora (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Tora Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aitheria, 46 km from Tora Point.

wind obs. (13 kph from 257 degs) was rejected

Recent light rain
Air temperature
22.5 °C

Current weather near Tora Point

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 66 miles from Tora Point.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.560
Average period (s) 8.3 7.2 7.9 8.1

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Overall Tora Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Tora Point is Masterton Airport (MRO) in New Zealand, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tora Point is Wellington International Airport (WLG), also in New Zealand, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in New Zealand is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Woodbourne Airport (BHE), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Tora Point and is 138 km (86 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tora Point, Wairarapa. Use the tab navigation above to view Tora Point sea temperature, Tora Point photographs, Tora Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tora Point webcams, current wind from Wairarapa live weather stations and Tora 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 Tora Point.