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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 Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Monday, 20 January 2020, 17:06 Local time
Monday 20Tue
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 3 4 4 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
E 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross cross-
off off

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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.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Dee Dees (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Dee Dees Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ngawi AWS, 10 km from Dee Dees.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
23.0 °C

Current weather near Dee Dees

Overall Dee Dees Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for Dee Dees: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Dee Dees: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Dee Dees Location Maps

Dee Dees Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dee Dees:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dee Dees:

Tide stations nearest to Dee Dees:

  • Closest tide station
    Cape Palliser
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Lower Hutt
    25 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Makara Bay
    33 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Oteranga Bay
    34 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Woodbourne Airport (BHE) in New Zealand is 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Dee Dees and is 135 km (84 miles) away.
Dee Dees break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dee Dees, Wairarapa. Use the tab navigation above to view Dee Dees sea temperature, Dee Dees photographs, Dee Dees detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dee Dees webcams, current wind from Wairarapa live weather stations and Dee Dees tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Dee Dees.