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Ning Nong Point and Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 2.9

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Ning Nong Point and Reef break guidePhoto by: Shaun Rutherford

Ning Nong Point and Reef Surf Guide

Ning Nong Point and Reef in the Waiararpa is an exposed reef and point break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. There is no beach break and there is a left hand reef break as well. and there is a left hand point break as well. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Ning Nong Point and Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ning Nong Point and Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ning Nong Point and Reef occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ning Nong Point and Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ning Nong Point and Reef 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 27% of the time in April while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ning Nong Point and Reef Location Map

Interactive Ning Nong Point and Reef 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 Ning Nong Point and Reef is Wellington International Airport (WLG) in New Zealand, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ning Nong Point and Reef is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ), also in New Zealand, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Ning Nong Point and Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 February 2021, 14:42 Local Time
Sunday 28Mon
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 22 21
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 5
ENE 15
NE 15
NE
Wind State glass off off off

Swell History at Ning Nong Point and Reef

Surf stats for Ning Nong Point and Reef, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ning Nong Point and Reef

Wind stats for Ning Nong Point and Reef, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Ning Nong Point and Reef. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    28km away

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