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Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.2

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Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Friday, 21 February 2020, 10:03 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 14 14 18 18
Wind (km/h) 0
WNW 20
WSW 20
WSW 20
Wind State glass cross-

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ParitutuandNgamotu Beach in Taranaki is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Taranaki, New Zealand, 1 km from Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach.

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Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ferndale- New Plymouth, 4 km from Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach.


Air temperature
20.8 °C

Current weather near Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach

Overall Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Surf stats for Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach Location Maps

Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Taranaki
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    New Plymouth
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Waitara River Entrance
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Opunake Bay
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    39 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach is New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Zealand, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach is Wanganui Airport (WAG), also in New Zealand, 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 176 km (109 miles) away.
  • Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach, Taranaki. Use the tab navigation above to view Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach sea temperature, Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach photographs, Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach webcams, current wind from Taranaki live weather stations and Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Paritutu and Ngamotu Beach.