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Twilight Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Twilight Beach Surf Guide

Twilight Beach in Northland is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of .

Twilight Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Twilight Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Twilight Beach 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 40% of the time in March while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% 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 Twilight Beach Location Map

Interactive Twilight Beach 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 Twilight Beach is Kaitaia Airport (KAT) in New Zealand, which is 83 km (52 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Twilight Beach is Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand, 140 km (87 miles) away.

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Twilight Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 15:19 Local Time
Tuesday 02Wed
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NW 15
NNW 15
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Twilight Beach

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

Wind History at Twilight Beach

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

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