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Norrie Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Norrie Park Surf Guide

Norrie Park in Raratonga is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A reef breaks right. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of wreck,coral.

Norrie Park Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Norrie Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Norrie Park occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Norrie Park with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in May while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 52% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Norrie Park Location Map

Interactive Norrie Park 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 nearest passenger airport to Norrie Park is Rarotonga International (Avarua) Airport (RAR) in Cook Islands, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Norrie Park is Aitutaki Airport (AIT), also in Cook Islands, 267 km (166 miles) away.

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Norrie Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 15:49 Local Time
Saturday 27Sun
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
WSW 20
SW 15
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

Swell History at Norrie Park

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

Wind History at Norrie Park

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

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