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Taronui Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Taronui Bay Surf Guide

Taronui Bay in Northland is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Taronui Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Taronui Bay:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Taronui Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in March while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 53% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
53%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Taronui Bay Location Map

Interactive Taronui Bay 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 Taronui Bay is Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Taronui Bay is Kaitaia Airport (KAT), also in New Zealand, 66 km (41 miles) away.

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Taronui Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 10:18 Local Time
Wednesday 03
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.0
E
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 25
NW 20
NW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Taronui Bay

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

Wind History at Taronui Bay

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

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