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Ahu Ahu Road ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ahu Ahu Road Surf Guide

Ahu Ahu Road in Taranaki is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Ahu Ahu Road Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ahu Ahu Road:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ahu Ahu Road occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ahu Ahu Road (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ahu Ahu Road with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in April while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ahu Ahu Road Location Map

Interactive Ahu Ahu Road surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Ahu Ahu Road is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ahu Ahu Road is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 134 km (83 miles) away.

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Ahu Ahu Road Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 18:36 Local Time
Tuesday 27Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.4
WSW
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 5
ESE 15
ESE
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Swell History at Ahu Ahu Road

Surf stats for Ahu Ahu Road, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ahu Ahu Road

Wind stats for Ahu Ahu Road, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Ahu Ahu Road. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon  reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon  beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon  beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Ahu Ahu Road: