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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.4

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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Surf Guide

Bethell's Beach / Te Henga in Auckland is a quite exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Ideal winds are from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rips, locals and sharks.

Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bethell's Beach / Te Henga:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bethell's Beach / Te Henga occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bethell's Beach / Te Henga (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bethell's Beach / Te Henga 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 27% of the time in April while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
22%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Location Map

Interactive Bethell's Beach / Te Henga 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 Bethell's Beach / Te Henga is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bethell's Beach / Te Henga is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 125 km (78 miles) away.

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Bethell's Beach / Te Henga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 7 March 2021, 13:43 Local Time
Sunday 07
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 2.3
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.5
WSW
1.5
WSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 30
W 35
W 35
WSW 30
WSW
Wind State on on on cross-
on

Swell History at Bethell's Beach / Te Henga

Surf stats for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bethell's Beach / Te Henga

Wind stats for Bethell's Beach / Te Henga, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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