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Greenmeadows ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.0

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Greenmeadows Surf Guide

Greenmeadows in Taranaki is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Greenmeadows Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Greenmeadows:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Greenmeadows with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in August while 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
58%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Greenmeadows Location Map

Interactive Greenmeadows 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 Greenmeadows is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 62 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Greenmeadows is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 102 km (63 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Greenmeadows Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 17:00 Local Time
Tuesday 13Wed
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.9
WSW
1.8
WSW
3.0
W
2.2
WSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 14
Wind (km/h) 30
NW 25
NW 20
NW 20
NW
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Greenmeadows

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

Wind History at Greenmeadows

Wind stats for Greenmeadows, 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 Greenmeadows. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s54.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Greenmeadows:

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.