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TairuaBeach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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TairuaBeach Surf Guide

TairuaBeach in Coromandel is a reasonably exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are mainly rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

TairuaBeach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent17.3°C

Surfing TairuaBeach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view TairuaBeach sea temperature, TairuaBeach photographs, TairuaBeach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, TairuaBeach webcams, current wind from Coromandel live weather stations and TairuaBeach 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 TairuaBeach

TairuaBeach Surf:

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 07:53 Local time
Tuesday 26
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
SE 15
E 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Tairua, New Zealand, 1 km from TairuaBeach.

IS AT (local time)

TairuaBeach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tauranga Aero Aws, 79 km from TairuaBeach.


no report
Air temperature
16.6 °C

Current weather near TairuaBeach

Buoy Data:

At Bay of Plenty Buoy, 63 miles from TairuaBeach.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.48
Dominant period (s) 12.5 - - 11.8

All wavebuoys around TairuaBeach

Overall TairuaBeach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for TairuaBeach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for TairuaBeach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Tairua south end, TairuaBeach photo


Photo credit: local

TairuaBeach Location Maps

TairuaBeach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Coromandel surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of TairuaBeach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to TairuaBeach:

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Wave buoys nearest to TairuaBeach:

Tide stations nearest to TairuaBeach:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Slipper Island
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rocky Point (Thames)
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Coromandel Harbour
    27 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to TairuaBeach is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 81 km (50 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to TairuaBeach is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to TairuaBeach and is 139 km (86 miles) away.
TairuaBeach break location map and break info