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Rangiora Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Rangiora Street Surf Guide

Rangiora Street in Wanganui-Manawatu is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Rangiora Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rangiora Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rangiora Street occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rangiora Street with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in August while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 48% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
48%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rangiora Street Location Map

Interactive Rangiora Street 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 Rangiora Street is Wanganui Airport (WAG) in New Zealand, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rangiora Street is Palmerston North Airport (PMR), also in New Zealand, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Rangiora Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 14:54 Local Time
Saturday 06Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.1
WSW
1.6
W
1.8
W
1.5
WSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 15
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Rangiora Street

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

Wind History at Rangiora Street

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

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