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NZ Ocean Swim Series - Sand to Surf

NZ Ocean Swim Series – Sand to Surf

Sat, 10 Mar 2018

This is what ocean swimming is all about – taking the plunge in summer at one of New Zealand’s best destination surf beaches. Playing host to national surf and surf life saving competitions, the Mount’s Main Beach is the perfect location to test your ocean swimming skills in the surf conditions in the Sand to Surf, the fifth of seven events in the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series.

Consisting of four different swim events, the Sand to Surf provides an ocean swim event for all ages and abilities:

  • ‘I’m Going Long’ 2.6km – a swim off the Main Beach, around Motuotau and Moturiki Islands
  • ‘Step it Up’ 1km – a swim off the Main Beach, an achievable distance for individuals with swimming experience
  • ‘Give it a Go’ 500m – a swim off the Main Beach, a great introduction to open water swimming
  • ‘OceanKids’ 200m – a swim for children aged between 7-12 years old, consisting of a 200m shallow water swim along the Main Beach shore line, lined with Surf Life Saving NZ guards.

Event Date

Sat, 10 Mar 2018
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Type of event
ocean swim
Course types
around a feature/island & around the buoys
Swim lengths
200m, 500m, 1km & 2.6km
Swim series
New Zealand Ocean Swim Series


Main Beach
Mt Maunganui NZ
Mt Maunganui, 3116 New Zealand
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Weather forecast

Mar 10

Clear throughout the day.
12am 17°C 3 m/s
1am 16°C 1 m/s
2am 15°C 0 m/s
3am 15°C 1 m/s
4am 15°C 3 m/s
5am 15°C 2 m/s
6am 15°C 2 m/s
7am 16°C 1 m/s
8am 17°C 1 m/s
9am 19°C 1 m/s
10am 21°C 1 m/s
11am 22°C 1 m/s
12pm 23°C 2 m/s
1pm 23°C 2 m/s
2pm 23°C 2 m/s
3pm 22°C 1 m/s
4pm 22°C 1 m/s
5pm 21°C 2 m/s
6pm 20°C 0 m/s
7pm 19°C 4 m/s
8pm 18°C 4 m/s
9pm 18°C 3 m/s


We’ve done our best to provide up-to-date information on all the swims we list on our calendar. However, we ask that you please consult the official event website or registration location for final information, schedule, costs and terms & conditions before registering. Spotted an error? Please let us know.

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