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Okupe Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Okupe Beach Surf Guide

Okupe Beach in Northland is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the west with some shelter here from north winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rips and sharks.

Okupe Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Okupe Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Okupe Beach occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Okupe Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in December while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Okupe Beach Location Map

Interactive Okupe 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 Okupe Beach is Whangarei Airport (WRE) in New Zealand, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Okupe Beach is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Okupe Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 14:40 Local Time
Monday 17Tue
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
W 20
W 20
WNW 15
WNW
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Okupe Beach

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

Wind History at Okupe Beach

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

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