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Wairoa River Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Wairoa River Mouth Spot ID

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Wairoa River Mouth

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Wairoa River Mouth

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Type: River Mouth/Beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C

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Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 19:06 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
Wind State cross-
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Wairoa River Mouth in Mahia is an exposed River Mouth/Beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wairoa River, New Zealand, 2 km from Wairoa River Mouth.

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Wairoa River Mouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wairoa, 3 km from Wairoa River Mouth.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Wairoa River Mouth

Overall Wairoa River Mouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Wairoa River Mouth Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Wairoa River Mouth:

  • Closest ski area
    99 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    102 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    104 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    181 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    310 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Wairoa River Mouth:

  • Closest city location
    39 mi
  • Second closest city location
    40 mi
  • Third closest city location
    51 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    118 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Wairoa River Mouth is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 64 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wairoa River Mouth is Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is Whakatane Airport (WHK) in New Zealand, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Wairoa River Mouth and is 189 km (117 miles) away.
Wairoa River Mouth break location map and break info

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