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Kumera Patch ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Kumera Patch Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Thursday, 24 October 2019, 11:52 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 12 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 40
W 40
WSW 35
WSW 35
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Kumera Patch in Taranaki is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the south southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a left breaking reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ahu Ahu Road, 5 km from Kumera Patch.

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Kumera Patch Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Okato, 5 km from Kumera Patch.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
14.0 °C

Current weather near Kumera Patch

Overall Kumera Patch Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Kumera Patch: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Kumera Patch: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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  • The closest passenger airport to Kumera Patch is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kumera Patch is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 193 km (120 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand is 199 km (124 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Kumera Patch and is 199 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kumera Patch, Taranaki. Use the tab navigation above to view Kumera Patch sea temperature, Kumera Patch photographs, Kumera Patch detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kumera Patch webcams, current wind from Taranaki live weather stations and Kumera Patch 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 Kumera Patch.