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Peka Peka ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.4

Overall: 2.7

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Peka Peka Surf Guide

Peka Peka in Wanganui-Manawatu is a reasonably exposed beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide when the tide is falling. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for .

Peka Peka Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Peka Peka:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Peka Peka 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 5% of the time in June while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
68%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Peka Peka Location Map

Interactive Peka Peka 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 Peka Peka is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) in New Zealand, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Peka Peka is Masterton Airport (MRO), also in New Zealand, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Peka Peka Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 08:58 Local Time
Sunday 16
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.5
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
Period (s) 8 5 6 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 25
NNW 25
N 25
N
Wind State on cross-
on
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on
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on

Swell History at Peka Peka

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

Wind History at Peka Peka

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

Peka Peka Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 5 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.7
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.8
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.4
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s21.8
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s32.5
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.4
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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J from New Zealand
“Peka Peka is in the Wellington Region and the next closest break is Otaki.
90% of the waves are from wind swell and they don't usually line up that well. Best surfed on a board with a bit of volume to help you get through the flat sections of the wave. As with anywhere it can get good (a couple of times a year) but there are always better waves close by. It's ok if you've been surf starved or don't have a lot of time to look else where.”

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