The Beach Guide

Allans Beach

Allans Beach is set among the lush rolling hills of the on the Otago Peninsula, on New Zealand’s South Island. It consists of a kilometre long spit of fine white sand which separates the shallow waters of Hoopers Inlet from the Pacific Ocean.

The beach here is something of a haven for wildlife; at the northern end there is a small sea lion colony, whilst the other end is home to a number of yellow-eyed penguins.

As you would expect from virtually any of New Zealand’s beaches the surf here can get pretty good. Allans beach faces directly into the deep blue waters of the South Pacific with huge swells originating in the Southern Ocean common throughout the winter months.

Along with its picturesque setting, wildlife and great surf, Allans Beach is within a stone’s throw of one of the South Island’s main cities, Dunedin

Nearest city

Portobello

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Allans Beach Weather Info

Current weather (Wed Feb 26th 20:00)

Partly cloudy

(Partly cloudy)
18°C / 64°F

Sea temperature
13.4°C
56.2°F
Wind NE
Rain 0.0mm
Sunrise 07:11
Sunset 19:14
Current weather

Week weather forecast

Wed 26th
Partly cloudy 18°C / 64°F NE

17 mph
27 km/h

Thu 27th
Cloudy 18°C / 64°F NNE

11 mph
17 km/h

Fri 28th
Partly cloudy 16°C / 61°F ENE

6 mph
9 km/h

Sat 29th
Clear sky 17°C / 63°F N

3 mph
5 km/h

Sun 01st
Cloudy 17°C / 63°F ENE

11 mph
17 km/h

Mon 02nd
Cloudy 18°C / 64°F NNE

13 mph
21 km/h

5 Day Allans Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Allans Beach tide times & sea state

  • Thu 27/02 »
    Surf report for Thu 27/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 10mph
    13:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 18mph
    19:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 19mph
    Tide times
    Low 12:23am (0.26m)
    High 5:58am (1.69m)
    Low 12:42pm (0.32m)
    High 6:21pm (1.64m)
    Daylight
    First light06:36
    Sunrise07:07
    Sunset20:32
    Dark21:03
  • Fri 28/02 »
    Surf report for Fri 28/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 9mph
    13:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 19mph
    19:00 6ft 7s  °  ° 24mph
    Tide times
    Low 1:03am (0.30m)
    High 6:37am (1.61m)
    Low 1:23pm (0.36m)
    High 7:03pm (1.59m)
    Daylight
    First light06:38
    Sunrise07:09
    Sunset20:31
    Dark21:01
  • Sat 29/02 »
    Surf report for Sat 29/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 21mph
    13:00 6ft 14s  °  ° 10mph
    19:00 5ft 14s  °  ° 19mph
    Tide times
    Low 1:44am (0.35m)
    High 7:18am (1.54m)
    Low 2:06pm (0.39m)
    High 7:48pm (1.55m)
    Daylight
    First light06:39
    Sunrise07:10
    Sunset20:29
    Dark21:00
  • Sun 01/03 »
    Surf report for Sun 01/03
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 5ft 15s  °  ° 7mph
    13:00 5ft 13s  °  ° 6mph
    19:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 15mph
    Tide times
    Low 2:27am (0.39m)
    High 8:05am (1.49m)
    Low 2:51pm (0.39m)
    High 8:37pm (1.53m)
    Daylight
    First light06:41
    Sunrise07:12
    Sunset20:27
    Dark20:58
  • Mon 02/03 »
    Surf report for Mon 02/03
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 6ft 16s  °  ° 13mph
    13:00 5ft 16s  °  ° 7mph
    19:00 5ft 15s  °  ° 15mph
    Tide times
    Low 3:13am (0.42m)
    High 8:56am (1.47m)
    Low 3:40pm (0.38m)
    High 9:28pm (1.54m)
    Daylight
    First light06:42
    Sunrise07:13
    Sunset20:25
    Dark20:56
  • Tue 03/03 »
    Surf report for Tue 03/03
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 4ft 14s  °  ° 11mph
    13:00 4ft 14s  °  ° 13mph
    19:00 4ft 13s  °  ° 8mph
    Tide times
    Low 4:06am (0.42m)
    High 9:51am (1.48m)
    Low 4:33pm (0.36m)
    High 10:20pm (1.58m)
    Daylight
    First light06:44
    Sunrise07:14
    Sunset20:23
    Dark20:54

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