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Waitarere ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.9

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Waitarere Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Wanganui and the Manawatu, New Zealand)

Waitarere Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Wave (m) 0.2
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Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
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Waitarere in Wanganui-Manawatu is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Manawatu River Entrance, New Zealand, 10 km from Waitarere.

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Waitarere Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Foxton Beach wx, 11 km from Waitarere.

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Current weather near Waitarere

Overall Waitarere Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Waitarere is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waitarere is Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Masterton Airport (MRO) in New Zealand, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand is 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Wellington International Airport (WLG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Waitarere and is 92 km (57 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Waitarere, Wanganui-Manawatu. Use the tab navigation above to view Waitarere sea temperature, Waitarere photographs, Waitarere detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Waitarere webcams, current wind from Wanganui-Manawatu live weather stations and Waitarere 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 Waitarere.