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Airport Rights ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Crowds: 4.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 4.7

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Airport Rights Surf Guide

Airport Rights in Wellington is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the north and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. No reef break here. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks and obstacles.

Airport Rights Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s54.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Airport Rights:

The best conditions reported for surf at Airport Rights occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Airport Rights with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in May while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
41%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Airport Rights Location Map

Interactive Airport Rights 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 Airport Rights is Wellington International Airport (WLG) in New Zealand, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Airport Rights is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ), also in New Zealand, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Airport Rights Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 14:05 Local Time
Friday 14Sat
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.5
S
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 30
N 30
N 35
N
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Airport Rights

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

Wind History at Airport Rights

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

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