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Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Dunedin – Middle Beach (Moana Rua) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Otago, New Zealand)

Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Friday, 13 December 2019, 04:47 Local time
Friday 13
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 20
NNE 25
NE 20
Wind State cross-

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Middle Beach(Moana Rua) in Dunedin is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of sharks/rips and crowds.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dunedin, New Zealand, 3 km from Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua).

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Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dunedin Aero. Aws, 26 km from Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua).

light winds from the NE

no report
Air temperature
14.5 °C

Current weather near Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua)

Overall Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua):

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Port Chalmers
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Otago Harbour Entrance
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Nugget Point
    50 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    60 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) is Oamaru Airport (OAM), also in New Zealand, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Third is Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA) in New Zealand is 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (ZQN), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) and is 170 km (106 miles) away.
Dunedin - Middle Beach (Moana Rua) break location map and break info

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