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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 consistent
18.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

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:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing TairuaBeach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in July while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 67% 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 TairuaBeach Location Map

Interactive TairuaBeach 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 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.

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TairuaBeach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 13:28 Local Time
Wednesday 12Thu
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 6 7 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SW 20
SSE 25
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at TairuaBeach

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

Wind History at TairuaBeach

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

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