Cathedral Cove

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Cathedral Cove, Coromandel
Photo: © muha04
Cave from Mare's Leg Cove
Cathedral Cove, Coromandel Peninsula
Photo: © MickNZ / CC BY
Cathedral Cove cave

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Cathedral Cove is considered by many to be the gem of the Coromandel Peninsula, which is quite an accolade given the stunning landscapes here. Set amongst the lush rolling landscape of the Coromandel Cathedral Cove is a small sandy beach backed by cliffs of white volcanic rock. At one end of the beach stands a towering sea stack of the same white rock, and like the cliffs small trees cling to it where they can. This huge rock is named "Te Hoho" but it is the enormous natural archway at the southern end of the beach that gives the cove its name. This cave forms a tunnel through the white cliffs to the adjacent Mare's Leg cove and was one of the locations used in the Chronicles of Narnia movies.

Cathedral Cove is part of the Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve which features a snorkel trail where you can see sponge gardens, reef systems and a variety of marine life. There are also some great walks around the cove too; Stingray and Gemstone bays are both just a few minutes walk away and also worth a look.

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Cathedral Cove Weather Info

5 Day Cathedral Cove UV Index

UV Index scale

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Average Water Temp

Cathedral Cove tide times & sea state

Fri 22/02 »

Surf report for Fri 22/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 13mph
13:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 12mph
19:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Low 01:38am (0.32m)
High 07:47am (5.98m)
Low 02:03pm (0.25m)
High 08:10pm (5.68m)
Daylight
First light06:27
Sunrise06:54
Sunset20:06
Dark20:33

Sat 23/02 »

Surf report for Sat 23/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 6ft 7s  °  ° 13mph
13:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 14mph
19:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 20mph
Tide times
Low 02:20am (0.45m)
High 08:27am (5.83m)
Low 02:43pm (0.48m)
High 08:47pm (5.49m)
Daylight
First light06:28
Sunrise06:55
Sunset20:05
Dark20:31

Sun 24/02 »

Surf report for Sun 24/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 6ft 7s  °  ° 30mph
13:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 22mph
19:00 5ft 11s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 02:59am (0.73m)
High 09:02am (5.56m)
Low 03:22pm (0.85m)
High 09:21pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light06:29
Sunrise06:56
Sunset20:03
Dark20:30

Mon 25/02 »

Surf report for Mon 25/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 6ft 7s  °  ° 25mph
13:00 5ft 12s  °  ° 18mph
19:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 03:37am (1.11m)
High 09:36am (5.21m)
Low 03:59pm (1.29m)
High 09:54pm (4.91m)
Daylight
First light06:30
Sunrise06:57
Sunset20:02
Dark20:29

Tue 26/02 »

Surf report for Tue 26/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 11s  °  ° 15mph
13:00 4ft 11s  °  ° 11mph
19:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 5mph
Tide times
Low 04:15am (1.54m)
High 10:11am (4.85m)
Low 04:38pm (1.73m)
High 10:33pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:32
Sunrise06:58
Sunset20:01
Dark20:27

Wed 27/02 »

Surf report for Wed 27/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 5mph
13:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 3mph
19:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 10mph
Tide times
Low 04:59am (1.95m)
High 10:58am (4.51m)
Low 05:27pm (2.13m)
High 11:33pm (4.38m)
Daylight
First light06:33
Sunrise06:59
Sunset19:59
Dark20:26

Today's weather

Cloudy

21 °C
(69 °F)

Gentle breeze, 13 km/h from N

Sea temperature

23.3°C / 74°F

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