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Raglan-Manu Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 1.9

Overall: 3.2

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Raglan-Manu Bay break guidePhoto by: mattes

Raglan-Manu Bay Surf Guide

Raglan-Manu Bay in West Coast Auckland is a quite exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks and locals.

Raglan-Manu Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent16.5°C

Surfing Raglan-Manu Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Raglan-Manu Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Raglan-Manu Bay sea temperature, Raglan-Manu Bay photographs, Raglan-Manu Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Raglan-Manu Bay webcams, current wind from Raglan and West Waikato live weather stations and Raglan-Manu Bay 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 Raglan-Manu Bay

Raglan-Manu Bay Surf:

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 23:52 Local time
SatSunday 31
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Raglan, New Zealand, 5 km from Raglan-Manu Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Raglan-Manu Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hamilton City Weather, 39 km from Raglan-Manu Bay.


Air temperature
11.9 °C

Current weather near Raglan-Manu Bay

Overall Raglan-Manu Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for Raglan-Manu Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Raglan-Manu Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Manu Bay, Raglan, Raglan-Manu Bay photo

Raglan-Manu Bay

Photo credit: ColH

Manu Bay, Raglan, Raglan-Manu Bay photo

Raglan-Manu Bay

Photo credit: ColH

Raglan-Manu Bay photo

Raglan-Manu Bay

Photo credit: mattes

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Raglan-Manu Bay

Photo credit: jim van kennen

Raglan Pumping, Raglan-Manu Bay photo

Raglan-Manu Bay

Photo credit: Durand Coldicott

Raglan-Manu Bay Location Maps

Raglan-Manu Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Raglan and West Waikato surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Raglan-Manu Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Raglan-Manu Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Raglan-Manu Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Raglan-Manu Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Aotea Harbour
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Waikato River Entrance
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    LPG Terminal
    54 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Raglan-Manu Bay is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Raglan-Manu Bay is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Third is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • New Plymouth Airport (NPL), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Raglan-Manu Bay and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
Raglan-Manu Bay break location map and break info