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Hot Water Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Hot Water Beach Surf Guide

Hot water Beach in Coromandel is a reasonably exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Hot Water Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hot Water Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hot Water Beach occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hot Water Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in July while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 67% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
67%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hot Water Beach Location Map

Interactive Hot Water 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 closest passenger airport to Hot Water Beach is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hot Water Beach is Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand, 94 km (58 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.
Hot Water Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 11 April 2021, 16:14 Local Time
Sunday 11Mon
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.0
E
1.0
E
1.0
E
1.0
E
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 5
NW 5
WNW
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
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Swell History at Hot Water Beach

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

Wind History at Hot Water Beach

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

Hot Water Beach Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
Based on 3 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.5
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.3
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s43.7
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Cathedral Cove Shuttle from New Zealand
“Daily transfers to hot water beach on request from Ferrylanding or Hahei.

Phone:0274225899

Out of the mouths of babes: "Mum, how long till we get to burny-beach?

No Joshy..its called Hot water Beach...
awwwww



These are the precious gems heard about our treasures coming & going to Iconic Hot Water Beach.

Asked on the way back if he'd had fun, his response was I really didn't want to leave, but we are coming back...
NICE”

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    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away
    • Icon beachBeach/bar
    • Icon  s54.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    16km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Hot Water 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.