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Houhora Harbour Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Houhora Harbour Bar Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2020, 12:00 Local time
Sunday 29
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 9 8 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SE 5
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Hauhora Harbour Bar in Northland is a fairly exposed point break that has reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the west with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast.Surfers ride left hand point. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Houhora River Entrance, New Zealand, 2 km from Houhora Harbour Bar.

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Houhora Harbour Bar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kaitaia, 29 km from Houhora Harbour Bar.

light winds from the SE

no report
Air temperature
12.5 °C

Current weather near Houhora Harbour Bar

Overall Houhora Harbour Bar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Wind stats for Houhora Harbour Bar: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Houhora Harbour Bar Location Maps

Houhora Harbour Bar Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Houhora Harbour Bar:

Tide stations nearest to Houhora Harbour Bar:

  • Closest tide station
    Houhora River Entrance
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Houhora Harbour (Pukenui Wharf)
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Sheigis Beacon
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Omaia Island
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Dairy Factory Wharf
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Houhora Harbour Bar is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Houhora Harbour Bar is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 151 km (94 miles) away.
Houhora Harbour Bar break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Houhora Harbour Bar, Northland. Use the tab navigation above to view Houhora Harbour Bar sea temperature, Houhora Harbour Bar photographs, Houhora Harbour Bar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Houhora Harbour Bar webcams, current wind from Northland live weather stations and Houhora Harbour Bar 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 Houhora Harbour Bar.