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Wainui Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Wainui Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Friday, 19 April 2019, 06:59 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 6 7 6
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
Wind State cross-

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Wainui Bay in Northland is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Waiiti Bay, New Zealand, 7 km from Wainui Bay.

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Wainui Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Purerua(aut), 18 km from Wainui Bay.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
16.7 °C

Current weather near Wainui Bay

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 71 miles from Wainui Bay.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Average period (s) 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4

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Overall Wainui Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Wainui Bay Location Maps

Wainui Bay Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Wainui Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    297 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    306 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    311 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    312 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    477 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Wainui Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Wainui Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wainui Bay is Kaitaia Airport (KAT), also in New Zealand, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 96 km (60 miles) away.
Wainui Bay break location map and break info

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