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Clark Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Clark Island Surf Guide

Clark Island in The Coromandel is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east northeast. There is no reef break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Clark Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Clark Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Clark Island occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Clark Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in January while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Clark Island Location Map

Interactive Clark Island 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 Clark Island is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Clark Island is Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Clark Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 18:05 Local Time
Wednesday 21Thu
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.7
NE
1.7
NE
1.7
NE
1.7
NE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
W 15
W 20
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Clark Island

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

Wind History at Clark Island

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

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