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Tangoio ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.7

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Tangoio Surf Guide

Tangoio in Hawkes Bay is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Tangoio Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tangoio:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tangoio occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tangoio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 46% of the time in May while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
46%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tangoio Location Map

Interactive Tangoio 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 Tangoio is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 99 km (61 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tangoio is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 119 km (74 miles) away.

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Tangoio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 02:25 Local Time
Wednesday 12
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.4
NE
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.6
SSE
Period (s) 4 12 12 5
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
NNW 20
S 15
SW
Wind State off off cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Tangoio

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

Wind History at Tangoio

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

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