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Whiritoa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 3.3

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Whiritoa Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 02:01 Local time
TueWednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NW 5
NW 5
Wind State cross cross-

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Whiritoa in Coromandel is a reasonably exposed beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the west. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clark Island, 6 km from Whiritoa.

IS AT (local time)

Whiritoa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waihi, 21 km from Whiritoa.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Whiritoa

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 48 miles from Whiritoa.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.84
Dominant period (s) 9.5 10.0 10.5 10.0

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Overall Whiritoa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Whiritoa Location Maps

Whiritoa Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Whiritoa:

  • Closest ski area
    136 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    139 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    143 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    171 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    357 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Whiritoa:

  • Closest city location
    32 mi
  • Second closest city location
    47 mi
  • Third closest city location
    60 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    63 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    70 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Whiritoa is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Whiritoa is Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Whiritoa and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
Whiritoa break location map and break info

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