Whatipu Spot ID
Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 21.8 °C
Whatipu in Auckland is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offers right-handers. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.
Overall Whatipu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February
This chart describes the range of swells directed at Whatipu through an average Februar... (show all text)
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Whatipu, Auckland. Use the tab navigation above to view Whatipu sea temperature, Whatipu photographs, Whatipu detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Whatipu webcams, current wind from Auckland live weather stations and Whatipu 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 Whatipu.