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Tuapeka Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.7

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Tuapeka Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Chatham Islands, New Zealand)

Tuapeka Point Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 07:03 Local time
Wednesday 22
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Wave (m) 0.7
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0.8
ENE
0.8
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0.6
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
WSW 25
WSW 25
WSW
Wind State cross-
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Tuapeka Point in Chatham Islands is an exposed beach and point break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Chatham Island Aero AWS, 10 km from Tuapeka Point.

light winds from the SW

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Tuapeka Point is Chatham Islands Airport (CHT) in New Zealand, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tuapeka Point is Masterton Airport (MRO), also in New Zealand, 715 km (444 miles) away.
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