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Whitianga ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Whitianga Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.1 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 17:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
SW 10
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Whitianga in Coromandel is a fairly exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Whitianga, New Zealand, 1 km from Whitianga.

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Whitianga Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At NI Whitianga wx, 0 km from Whitianga.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
24.9 °C

Current weather near Whitianga

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 79 miles from Whitianga.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.96
Dominant period (s) 7.4 8.3 8.7 9.5

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Overall Whitianga Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Whitianga Location Maps

Whitianga Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Whitianga:

  • Closest ski area
    167 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    170 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    173 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    193 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    381 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Whitianga:


  • The closest passenger airport to Whitianga is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Whitianga is Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 153 km (95 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Whitianga and is 163 km (101 miles) away.
Whitianga break location map and break info

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