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Herangi Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Herangi Beach Surf Guide

Herangi Beach in Northland is an exposed beach break that usually has waves Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include .

Herangi Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Herangi Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Herangi Beach occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Herangi Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in February while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 93% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
93%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Herangi Beach Location Map

Interactive Herangi Beach 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 nearest passenger airport to Herangi Beach is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 88 km (55 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Herangi Beach is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 144 km (89 miles) away.

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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.
Herangi Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 16:59 Local Time
Tuesday 13Wed
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
W 25
WSW 20
W 25
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Herangi Beach

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

Wind History at Herangi Beach

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Herangi Beach:

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.