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Tokomaru Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Tokomaru Bay break guidePhoto by: kim

Tokomaru Bay Surf Guide

Tokomaru Bay in East Cape is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Tokomaru Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tokomaru Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tokomaru Bay occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tokomaru 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 23% of the time in March while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% 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 Tokomaru Bay Location Map

Interactive Tokomaru 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 Tokomaru Bay is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tokomaru Bay is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 125 km (78 miles) away.

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Tokomaru Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 08:40 Local Time
Friday 26
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SE 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Tokomaru Bay

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

Wind History at Tokomaru Bay

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

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