Great Barrier Island Marine Forecast

Fishing, Marine, Boating conditions & tides at some of the most popular fishing locations around Great Barrier Island.

Great Barrier Island has always been a magnet for boaties and sailors alike.

The waters around Great Barrier Island can produce some of the best fishing and diving to be found anywhere in New Zealand and are a popular destination for many charter vessels and recreational fishing enthusiasts.

Whether it’s a few snapper in the bay, hapuka in the deep or true game fishing Great Barrier Island is the place to go.

These forecasts are updated on the hour, every hour.

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Cape Barrier Average conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea1.2m
SwellE 1.1m @ 11s
ChopN 0.5 m
WindNW 10kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:20 am (0.22 m); High: 11:40 am (2.32 m); Low: 06:00 pm (0.34 m);
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Channel Island Poor conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea1.2m
SwellE 1.1m @ 11s
ChopN 0.5 m
WindNW 12kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:30 am (0.25 m); High: 11:40 am (2.51 m); Low: 06:00 pm (0.37 m);
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Cuvier Island Poor conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea1.7m
SwellE 1.5m @ 12s
ChopN 0.8 m
WindNW 14kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:20 am (0.2 m); High: 11:40 am (2.19 m); Low: 06:00 pm (0.32 m);
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Grouper Rock Poor conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea1.3m
SwellE 1.1m @ 12s
Chop-- 0.7 m
WindN 11kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:30 am (0.24 m); High: 11:50 am (2.39 m); Low: 06:10 pm (0.38 m);
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Horn Rock Poor conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea0.6m
SwellE 0.5m @ 12s
ChopN 0.4 m
WindN 12kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:30 am (0.24 m); High: 11:40 am (2.47 m); Low: 06:10 pm (0.38 m);
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Miners Reef Average conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea0.8m
SwellSW 0.6m @ 15s
ChopN 0.5 m
WindN 9kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:30 am (9.81 m); High: 11:50 am (11.93 m); Low: 06:10 pm (9.96 m);
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Simpsons Rock Average conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea1.2m
SwellE 1.1m @ 12s
ChopN 0.6 m
WindN 11kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:30 am (9.82 m); High: 11:50 am (11.96 m); Low: 06:10 pm (9.96 m);
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The Needles Average conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea1.6m
SwellNE 1.4m @ 12s
ChopN 0.7 m
WindN 9kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:30 am (9.81 m); High: 11:50 am (11.88 m); Low: 06:10 pm (9.95 m);
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Whakatatuna Point Average conditions

Forecast for 16h today, updated 2:00pm on Thursday 9th December 2021
Sea1.6m
SwellE 1.4m @ 11s
Chop-- 0.7 m
WindNW 9kts
Sea temp20°C
Tides: Low: 05:20 am (0.21 m); High: 11:40 am (2.26 m); Low: 06:00 pm (0.33 m);
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