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Waipapakauri Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Waipapakauri Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 03:09 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 10
SW 5
WSW 10
Wind State cross-
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Waipapakauri Beach in Northland is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of .

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dairy Factory Wharf, New Zealand, 9 km from Waipapakauri Beach.

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Waipapakauri Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kerikeri, 72 km from Waipapakauri Beach.


Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Waipapakauri Beach

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 97 miles from Waipapakauri Beach.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Average period (s) 7.6 7.9 7.3 7.5

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Overall Waipapakauri Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Waipapakauri Beach Location Maps

Waipapakauri Beach Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Waipapakauri Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    299 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    318 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    323 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    323 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    473 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Waipapakauri Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Waipapakauri Beach is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waipapakauri Beach is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 135 km (84 miles) away.
Waipapakauri Beach break location map and break info

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