Whakatane Heads Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(New-Zealand – Bay of Plenty)
Whakatane Heads Spot ID:
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NNE | Wind S
Sea Temperature Today is: 19.3 °C
Friday, 25 April 2014, 10:31 Local time
For Whakatane, New Zealand, 1 km from Whakatane Heads.
At Tauranga Airport, 77 km from Whakatane Heads.
Overall Whakatane Heads Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
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Visitor Reviews of Whakatane Heads
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Whakatane Heads:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Ohope Beach||3 mi|
|Second closest break||Ohiwa-Port Ohope||9 mi|
|Third closest break||Matata||14 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Torere Beach||27 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Hawai River||29 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Whakatane Heads:
|Closest wave buoy||SW Hawaii Buoy||4127 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||W Hawaii Buoy||4185 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4433 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4494 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||N Hawaii 1 Buoy||4634 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Whakatane Heads:
|Closest tide station||Whakatane||1 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Moutohora (Whale) Island||5 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Ohope Wharf||6 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Ohiwa||7 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Omaio Bay (Motunui Island)||37 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Whakatane Heads:
|Closest ski area||Tukino (New Zealand)||119 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Whakapapa (New Zealand)||119 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Turoa (New Zealand)||124 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Manganui (New Zealand)||183 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Rainbow (New Zealand)||349 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Whakatane Heads:
|Closest city location||Rotorua (New Zealand)||44 mi|
|Second closest city location||Tauranga (New Zealand)||48 mi|
|Third closest city location||Gisborne (New Zealand)||73 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Hamilton (New Zealand)||93 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Napier (New Zealand)||108 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Whakatane Heads is Whakatane Airport (WHK) in New Zealand, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Whakatane Heads is Rotorua Airport (ROT), also in New Zealand, 63 km (39 miles) away.
- Third is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 77 km (48 miles) away.
- Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand is 117 km (73 miles) away.
- Taupo Airport (TUO), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Whakatane Heads and is 119 km (74 miles) away.