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Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point Surf Guide

Ngataki BeachandPaxton Point in Northland is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Offshore winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from north winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there is also a left hand point break. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
20.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in January while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 78% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
78%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point Location Map

Interactive Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point 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 Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 43 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 97 km (60 miles) away.

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Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 23:49 Local Time
SatSunday 07
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.1
NE
1.0
NE
1.0
NE
0.9
ENE
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
WNW 20
WSW 20
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off

Swell History at Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point

Surf stats for Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point

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

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