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Raglan - Ngarunui Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.7

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Raglan – Ngarunui Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Raglan and West Waikato, New Zealand)

Raglan - Ngarunui Beach break guidePhoto by: Milan Gruenfeld

Raglan - Ngarunui Beach Surf Guide

Raglan - Ngarunui Beach in Raglan and West Waikato is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Raglan - Ngarunui Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Raglan - Ngarunui Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Raglan - Ngarunui Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in March while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Raglan - Ngarunui Beach Location Map

Interactive Raglan - Ngarunui 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 Raglan - Ngarunui Beach is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Raglan - Ngarunui Beach is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Raglan - Ngarunui Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 14:14 Local Time
Wednesday 12Thu
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.6
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.6
WSW
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 15
E 20
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross off off

Swell History at Raglan - Ngarunui Beach

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

Wind History at Raglan - Ngarunui Beach

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

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