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Tangoio Flat Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Tangoio Flat Rock Surf Guide

Flat Rock at Tangoio in Hawkes Bay is an exposed reef break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Tangoio Flat Rock Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tangoio Flat Rock:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tangoio Flat Rock occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Tangoio Flat Rock (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tangoio Flat Rock with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in May while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tangoio Flat Rock Location Map

Interactive Tangoio Flat Rock 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 Tangoio Flat Rock is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 99 km (61 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tangoio Flat Rock is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 119 km (74 miles) away.

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Tangoio Flat Rock Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 23:59 Local Time
SunMonday 19
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 8 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 5
WNW 10
WNW 10
NW
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Tangoio Flat Rock

Surf stats for Tangoio Flat Rock, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Tangoio Flat Rock

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Tangoio Flat Rock. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away

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