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

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Torrent Bay tide times & sea state

Wed 17/07 »

Surf report for Wed 17/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 9ft 9s  °  ° 24mph
12:00 12ft 12s  °  ° 30mph
18:00 11ft 12s  °  ° 25mph
Tide times
Low 3:23am (0.66m)
High 9:40am (4.43m)
Low 3:48pm (0.63m)
High 10:00pm (4.89m)
Daylight
First light07:17
Sunrise07:47
Sunset17:20
Dark17:50

Thu 18/07 »

Surf report for Thu 18/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 7ft 14s  °  ° 18mph
12:00 6ft 11s  °  ° 16mph
18:00 5ft 11s  °  ° 10mph
Tide times
Low 4:00am (0.59m)
High 10:20am (4.48m)
Low 4:27pm (0.57m)
High 10:34pm (4.91m)
Daylight
First light07:17
Sunrise07:47
Sunset17:20
Dark17:51

Fri 19/07 »

Surf report for Fri 19/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 14mph
12:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 14mph
18:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
Low 4:34am (0.57m)
High 10:58am (4.49m)
Low 5:03pm (0.55m)
High 11:08pm (4.86m)
Daylight
First light07:16
Sunrise07:46
Sunset17:21
Dark17:51

Sat 20/07 »

Surf report for Sat 20/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 6ft 12s  °  ° 13mph
12:00 6ft 12s  °  ° 13mph
18:00 6ft 10s  °  ° 12mph
Tide times
Low 5:07am (0.60m)
High 11:34am (4.46m)
Low 5:37pm (0.56m)
High 11:43pm (4.75m)
Daylight
First light07:15
Sunrise07:45
Sunset17:22
Dark17:52

Sun 21/07 »

Surf report for Sun 21/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 5ft 13s  °  ° 5mph
12:00 5ft 13s  °  ° 9mph
18:00 5ft 15s  °  ° 3mph
Tide times
Low 5:40am (0.67m)
High 12:11pm (4.39m)
Low 6:09pm (0.62m)
Daylight
First light07:15
Sunrise07:45
Sunset17:23
Dark17:53

Mon 22/07 »

Surf report for Mon 22/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 4ft 16s  °  ° 6mph
21:00 3ft 15s  °  ° 8mph
Tide times
High 12:18am (4.61m)
Low 6:15am (0.77m)
High 12:48pm (4.27m)
Low 6:43pm (0.73m)
Daylight
First light07:14
Sunrise07:44
Sunset17:24
Dark17:54

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

6 °C
(42 °F)

Light breeze, 9.7 km/h from S

Sea temperature

14.3°C / 57.7°F

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