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Ranganunu Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Ranganunu Harbour Surf Guide

Ranganunu Harbour in Northland is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the south. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Ranganunu Harbour Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ranganunu Harbour:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ranganunu Harbour occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ranganunu Harbour with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in January while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ranganunu Harbour Location Map

Interactive Ranganunu Harbour 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 Ranganunu Harbour is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ranganunu Harbour is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 74 km (46 miles) away.

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Ranganunu Harbour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 10:48 Local Time
Friday 26
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Ranganunu Harbour

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

Wind History at Ranganunu Harbour

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

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