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Te Paki ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Te Paki Surf Guide

Te Paki in Northland is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Te Paki Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
20.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Te Paki:

The best conditions reported for surf at Te Paki occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Te Paki with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in April while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Te Paki Location Map

Interactive Te Paki 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 nearest passenger airport to Te Paki is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 78 km (48 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Te Paki is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 135 km (84 miles) away.

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Te Paki Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 11:04 Local Time
Thursday 04
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.9
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
W 20
SW 10
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Te Paki

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

Wind History at Te Paki

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

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