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Mapere Beach Surf Guide

Mapere Beach in Gisborne and Mahia is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Does not handle onshore winds very well Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Mapere Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mapere Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Mapere Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in April while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mapere Beach Location Map

Interactive Mapere 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.

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Mapere Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 01:36 Local Time
Tuesday 18
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
Period (s) 12 12 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
NW 25
WNW 30
WNW
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Mapere Beach

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

Wind History at Mapere Beach

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

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