Beach Weather in Piha Beach, Auckland Region, New Zealand

BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
19°
 
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
13°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
16°
 
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Thu 29th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 16° 15° 18° 21° 20° 19° 17°
7% 26% 12% 0% 2% 11% 18% 17%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
Fri 1st March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 18° 18° 19° 19° 18° 18°
20% 14% 36% 9% 0% 35% 76% 41%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
Sat 2nd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17° 17° 19° 19° 19° 20° 19° 19°
46% 88% 55% 86% 73% 79% 56% 74%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19° 19° 20° 19° 19° 20° 19° 19°
60% 56% 72% 79% 55% 78% 95% 91%
0.1mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.4mm 0.3mm 1.1mm 0.4mm 0.1mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 19° 20° 19° 19° 19° 16° 15°
77% 71% 100% 100% 100% 88% 100% 95%
0.2mm 0.0mm 0.7mm 1.9mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.3mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 15° 17° 16° 17° 17° 17° 16°
87% 97% 85% 58% 93% 73% 60% 71%
0.0mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.4mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.2mm
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 15° 15° 15° 16° 17° 17° 15°
84% 89% 62% 62% 87% 86% 86% 17%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.3mm 1.0mm 0.5mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
21°
Thu 29th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21
kmh
17
kmh
18
kmh
16
kmh
10
kmh
19
kmh
13
kmh
1
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
0.5m
0.4m
0.2m
0.9m
0.5m
0.1m
11.8s 11.3s 11.1s 10.9s 10.6s 10.1s 10.4s 10.8s
Fri 1st March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
20
kmh
21
kmh
25
kmh
24
kmh
25
kmh
0.3m
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
1.2m
1.4m
1.5m
1.6m
11.1s 11.3s 11.3s 11.4s 14.6s 14.5s 14.5s 14.5s
Sat 2nd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20
kmh
20
kmh
19
kmh
23
kmh
22
kmh
24
kmh
21
kmh
26
kmh
1.6m
0.9m
0.8m
0.8m
0.9m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
14.5s 12.9s 12.6s 12.4s 12.3s 12.6s 12.4s 12.3s
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
27
kmh
31
kmh
32
kmh
33
kmh
27
kmh
37
kmh
15
kmh
20
kmh
1.2m
1.8m
1.8m
1.4m
2.3m
1.8m
1.5m
0.3m
12.4s 12.7s 13.0s 13.3s 14.5s 14.5s 11.5s 8.8s
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19
kmh
23
kmh
35
kmh
42
kmh
28
kmh
35
kmh
28
kmh
32
kmh
0.2m
0.3m
0.5m
0.9m
1.5m
1.9m
1.8m
2.1m
17.3s 12.9s 15.9s 15.7s 15.1s 14.8s 9.0s 10.4s
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
39
kmh
36
kmh
36
kmh
35
kmh
36
kmh
34
kmh
30
kmh
24
kmh
2.0m
1.9m
2.1m
1.9m
1.9m
1.8m
1.8m
1.8m
11.8s 13.8s 15.1s 16.0s 16.1s 15.8s 15.5s 15.2s
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
22
kmh
17
kmh
15
kmh
15
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
9
kmh
10
kmh
1.8m
2.0m
1.8m
1.8m
1.7m
1.6m
1.0m
0.6m
14.9s 14.4s 14.0s 13.8s 13.4s 13.1s 13.2s 13.1s
Thu 29th February
2:09 AM 7:54 AM 2:18 PM 8:20 PM
2.90 0.90 2.90 0.90
Fri 1st March
2:46 AM 8:34 AM 2:56 PM 8:59 PM
2.90 0.90 2.90 0.90
Sat 2nd March
3:24 AM 9:16 AM 3:36 PM 9:40 PM
2.80 1.00 2.80 0.90
Sun 3rd March
4:05 AM 10:06 AM 4:19 PM 10:27 PM
2.70 1.10 2.70 1.00
Mon 4th March
4:50 AM 11:00 AM 5:06 PM 11:19 PM
2.60 1.20 2.60 1.00
Tue 5th March
5:44 AM 11:59 AM 6:01 PM
2.60 1.20 2.60
Wed 6th March
12:17 AM 6:50 AM 1:01 PM 7:05 PM
1.00 2.60 1.10 2.60
Thu 29th February
21°
0.0mm
11kmh S
11%
Fri 1st March
19°
0.0mm
22kmh SW
28%
Sat 2nd March
20°
0.2mm
23kmh WSW
69%
Sun 3rd March
21°
2.6mm
31kmh NW
73%
Mon 4th March
21°
3.5mm
28kmh WNW
91%
Tue 5th March
17°
1.3mm
36kmh WSW
78%
Wed 6th March
17°
2.2mm
16kmh SSW
71%
Thu 7th March
18°
0.0mm
8kmh S
13%
Fri 8th March
19°
0.0mm
18kmh S
13%
Sat 9th March
22°
0.0mm
22kmh SE
10%
Sun 10th March
21°
0.0mm
14kmh SE
56%
Mon 11th March
21°
1.1mm
15kmh SSE
72%
Tue 12th March
21°
2.6mm
10kmh SSE
69%
Wed 13th March
21°
0.0mm
12kmh ESE
46%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 20° which is not so warm but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average water temperature will be 20° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water. There will be 7 days of very light rain with an average of 1.9mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 50%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Piha Beach don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Piha Beach, Auckland Region, North Island, New Zealand

Piha Beach is a popular coastal destination located on the west coast of Auckland Region, North Island, New Zealand. Known for its stunning black sand beaches, powerful surf, and dramatic natural landscapes, Piha Beach is an excellent choice for a holiday getaway filled with relaxation and adventure.

Beach Type

Piha Beach is characterized by its unique black sand, which is a result of iron content from volcanic formations. While the sand can get hot during the day, it certainly adds to the beach's distinctive beauty. The beach stretches along 2.5 kilometers, offering plenty of space for beachgoers to enjoy.

The surrounding area features rugged cliffs and lush native vegetation, making it an ideal location for nature lovers. In addition to sandy stretches perfect for sunbathing and relaxing, there are also rocky parts near Lion Rock and Taitomo Island that provide an interesting environment for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. Fish and other marine life can be found around these rocky areas due to their preference for such habitats.

Beach Activities

Piha Beach offers a range of exciting activities to suit different preferences:

  1. Surfing: Piha Beach is famous for its strong surf conditions, attracting both beginners and experienced surfers alike. There are several surf schools nearby that offer lessons and equipment rentals.
  2. Swimming: The beach offers designated swimming areas patrolled by lifeguards during summer months.
  3. Fishing: The rocky outcrops along the coastline create great spots for rock fishing enthusiasts.
  4. Hiking: With numerous walking trails around the area, visitors can explore the natural beauty of Piha's coastal forest and cliffs.
  5. Photography: The stunning landscapes make Piha a popular location for photographers looking to capture memorable shots.

Accommodations

While there are no large resorts or hotels directly on Piha Beach itself, there are several accommodation options in the vicinity:

  1. Piha Beachstay: A comfortable guesthouse located just a short walk from the beach, offering private rooms, shared dorms, and self-contained apartments.
  2. Black Sands Lodge: A collection of eco-friendly cottages and studios nestled in native bushland, within walking distance to the beach.
  3. Lone Kauri Lodge Karekare: Located in nearby Karekare, this lodge offers bed and breakfast accommodation with stunning views of surrounding natural landscapes.

Areas to Stay In

Visitors can choose from several areas around Piha Beach for their stay:

  1. Piha Village: The small village near the beach offers a range of accommodation options, along with cafes and convenience stores.
  2. Karekare: For those looking for a quieter experience, Karekare is a neighboring beach settlement that also offers accommodation options in a more serene setting.
  3. Anawhata: Another nearby beach community, Anawhata is perfect for those seeking seclusion and tranquility.

Beach Amenities

Piha Beach provides a range of amenities to ensure visitors have an enjoyable experience:

  1. Lifeguard services during summer months
  2. Public restrooms and changing facilities
  3. Picnic areas and barbecue facilities
  4. Cafes and convenience stores in Piha Village
  5. Surf schools offering lessons and equipment rentals

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