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Dee Dees ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Dee Dees Surf Guide

Dee Dees in the Waiararpa is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks.

Dee Dees Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
17.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dee Dees:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dee Dees occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Dee Dees 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 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dee Dees Location Map

Interactive Dee Dees 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 Dee Dees is Wellington International Airport (WLG) in New Zealand, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dee Dees is Masterton Airport (MRO), also in New Zealand, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Dee Dees Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 10:36 Local Time
Wednesday 03
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 30
NW 30
NW 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Dee Dees

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

Wind History at Dee Dees

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

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