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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: 15.4 °C

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Monday, 22 April 2019, 02:49 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 12 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NW 20
NW 20
Wind State cross-

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Tuapeka Point in Chatham Islands is an exposed beach and point break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there is a left hand point break as well. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

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At ChathamIslandAero Aws, 11 km from Tuapeka Point.

light winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
11.9 °C

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