Torrent Bay

Torrent Bay / Rākauroa

Set within the Abel Tasman National Park, Rākauroa / Torrent Bay consists of not one, but two sandy beaches. The main beach is a curving spit of sand which goes some way to separating a large lagoon from the sea. However, there is also a beach on the lagoon side of Torrent Bay.

Torrent Bay is a lovely spot, backed by the lush, forested landscape of Abel Tasman. If it were anywhere else it would no doubt be an outstanding beach, but given its location there is some pretty stiff competition from the neighbours.

The small township here was not included in the National Park, so remains as a village of holiday houses on privately owned land. Despite there being no electricity or roads this is still home to a popular spot campsite.

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Torrent Bay Weather Info

5 Day Torrent Bay 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

Torrent Bay 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 10s  °  ° 12mph
13:00 4ft 14s  °  ° 16mph
19:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 02:20am (0.45m)
High 08:27am (5.83m)
Low 02:43pm (0.48m)
High 08:47pm (5.49m)
Daylight
First light06:31
Sunrise07:00
Sunset20:22
Dark20:51

Sat 23/02 »

Surf report for Sat 23/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 13s  °  ° 12mph
13:00 4ft 13s  °  ° 9mph
19:00 6ft 13s  °  ° 20mph
Tide times
Low 02:59am (0.73m)
High 09:02am (5.56m)
Low 03:22pm (0.85m)
High 09:21pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light06:32
Sunrise07:01
Sunset20:21
Dark20:49

Sun 24/02 »

Surf report for Sun 24/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 12s  °  ° 19mph
13:00 5ft 11s  °  ° 14mph
19:00 6ft 12s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Low 03:37am (1.11m)
High 09:36am (5.21m)
Low 03:59pm (1.29m)
High 09:54pm (4.91m)
Daylight
First light06:34
Sunrise07:02
Sunset20:19
Dark20:48

Mon 25/02 »

Surf report for Mon 25/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 13s  °  ° 14mph
13:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 8mph
19:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 8mph
Tide times
Low 04:15am (1.54m)
High 10:11am (4.85m)
Low 04:38pm (1.73m)
High 10:33pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:35
Sunrise07:03
Sunset20:18
Dark20:46

Tue 26/02 »

Surf report for Tue 26/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 11s  °  ° 7mph
13:00 2ft 10s  °  ° 11mph
19:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Low 04:59am (1.95m)
High 10:58am (4.51m)
Low 05:27pm (2.13m)
High 11:33pm (4.38m)
Daylight
First light06:36
Sunrise07:04
Sunset20:16
Dark20:44

Wed 27/02 »

Surf report for Wed 27/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 18mph
13:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 22mph
19:00 4ft 5s  °  ° 21mph
Tide times
Low 06:01am (2.28m)
High 12:18pm (4.26m)
Low 06:40pm (2.38m)
Daylight
First light06:37
Sunrise07:06
Sunset20:15
Dark20:43

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

22 °C
(71 °F)

Light breeze, 11.5 km/h from N

Sea temperature

19.4°C / 67°F

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