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Tuahine Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Tuahine Point Spot ID

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Tuahine Point

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 10:46 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 10 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 15
W 25
SW 25
SW 25
Wind State cross-

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Tuahine Point in Gisborne is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. A left hand reef. Best around mid tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gisborne, New Zealand, 6 km from Tuahine Point.

IS AT (local time)

Tuahine Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gisborne-West, 9 km from Tuahine Point.


Air temperature
15.1 °C

Current weather near Tuahine Point

Overall Tuahine Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Tuahine Point Location Maps

Tuahine Point Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Tuahine Point:

  • Closest ski area
    137 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    140 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    143 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    218 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    351 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Tuahine Point:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    80 mi
  • Third closest city location
    91 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    106 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    125 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Tuahine Point is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tuahine Point is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • Third is Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand, 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand is 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Tuahine Point and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
Tuahine Point break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tuahine Point, Gisborne and Mahia. Use the tab navigation above to view Tuahine Point sea temperature, Tuahine Point photographs, Tuahine Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tuahine Point webcams, current wind from Gisborne and Mahia live weather stations and Tuahine 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 Tuahine Point.