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North Haven ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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North Haven break guidePhoto by: Wendy_Anne_550

North Haven Surf Guide

North Haven in Port Macquarie is an exposed beach/Breakwater break that has very reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks are all rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

North Haven Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/breakwaterIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Haven:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Haven 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 North Haven (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing North Haven with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 65% of the time in June while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
65%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore North Haven Location Map

Interactive North Haven 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 North Haven is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 149 km (93 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Haven is Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia, 160 km (99 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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North Haven Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 25 June 2021, 04:48 Local Time
Friday 25
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 1.4
NE
1.3
NE
1.2
NE
1.2
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
5
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross off

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Swell History at North Haven

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Wind History at North Haven

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