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Whangamata Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Whangamata Bar Spot ID

Type: beach/bar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C

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Sunday, 20 October 2019, 15:50 Local time
Sunday 20Mon
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 6 5 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
WSW 15
W 15
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Whangamata Bar in Coromandel is a reasonably exposed beach/bar break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clark Island, 2 km from Whangamata Bar.

IS AT (local time)

Whangamata Bar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waihi, 29 km from Whangamata Bar.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Whangamata Bar

Overall Whangamata Bar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Whangamata Bar: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Whangamata Bar: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Whangamata Bar Location Maps

Whangamata Bar Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Whangamata Bar:

  • Closest ski area
    142 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    144 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    148 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    175 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    361 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Whangamata Bar:

  • Closest city location
    37 mi
  • Second closest city location
    51 mi
  • Third closest city location
    58 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    68 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    68 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Whangamata Bar is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Whangamata Bar is Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also in New Zealand, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT) in New Zealand is 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Whangamata Bar and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
Whangamata Bar break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Whangamata Bar, Coromandel. Use the tab navigation above to view Whangamata Bar sea temperature, Whangamata Bar photographs, Whangamata Bar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Whangamata Bar webcams, current wind from Coromandel live weather stations and Whangamata Bar tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Whangamata Bar.