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Tracks ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Tracks break guidePhoto by: Eli Brownless

Tracks Surf Guide

Tracks in Mahia is a sheltered reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks and locals.

Tracks Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tracks:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tracks with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in June while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Tracks 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 Tracks is Gisborne Airport (GIS) in New Zealand, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tracks is Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand, 151 km (94 miles) away.

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Tracks Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 07:25 Local Time
WedThursday 25
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
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0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 15
N 10
N 5
N
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

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Swell History at Tracks

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Wind History at Tracks

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