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Te Awanga ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.2

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Te Awanga break guidePhoto by: Kooza

Te Awanga Surf Guide

Te Awanga in Hawkes Bay is an exposed reef and point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. There is a right hand reef break Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Take care of .

Te Awanga Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Te Awanga:

The best conditions reported for surf at Te Awanga 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 Te Awanga (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Te Awanga with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in January while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 62% 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 Te Awanga Location Map

Interactive Te Awanga 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 Te Awanga is Taupo Airport (TUO) in New Zealand, 127 km (79 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Te Awanga is Gisborne Airport (GIS), also in New Zealand, 137 km (85 miles) away.

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Te Awanga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 17:51 Local Time
Wednesday 21Thu
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 15
SSW 10
SW 10
Wind State off cross-
off cross-

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Swell History at Te Awanga

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Wind History at Te Awanga

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