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Shipwreck Bay-Blue House Surf Guide

Shipwreck Bay-Blue House in Northland is a quite exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Prevailing left breaking waves at the beach break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks/rips.

Shipwreck Bay-Blue House Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Shipwreck Bay-Blue House:

The best conditions reported for surf at Shipwreck Bay-Blue House occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Shipwreck Bay-Blue House (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Shipwreck Bay-Blue House with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 52% of the time in January while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% 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 Shipwreck Bay-Blue House Location Map

Interactive Shipwreck Bay-Blue House 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 Shipwreck Bay-Blue House is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Shipwreck Bay-Blue House is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 76 km (47 miles) away.

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Shipwreck Bay-Blue House Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 01:34 Local Time
Thursday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at Shipwreck Bay-Blue House

Surf stats for Shipwreck Bay-Blue House, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Shipwreck Bay-Blue House

Wind stats for Shipwreck Bay-Blue House, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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