Northland Tide Tables 2018-2019

This tide data is provided courtesy of Land Information New Zealand.  An online version is available at:

Please note, all mooring holders will be sent a copy of the Tide Tables with their receipts for annual mooring fees.

New Zealand daylight saving time

The tide predictions for the Standard (main) ports in this tide table have been corrected for daylight saving time. Daylight saving runs from 2am Sunday 29 September 2019 to 3am Sunday 5 April 2020.

Standard ports

All New Zealand tidal data is referenced to predictions for standard (main) ports. Northland’s standard ports are Marsden Point on the east coast and Port Taranaki on the west coast.

Secondary ports

The times and heights of tides for secondary ports can be found by applying the corrections on pages numbered 62 and 63 to the corresponding standard port predictions.

Northland's Harbours

East Coast
Northland's east coast has thirteen harbours:

  • Pārengarenga
  • Houhora
  • Rangaunu
  • Mangonui
  • Whangaroa
  • Bay of Islands
  • Whangamumu
  • Whangaruru
  • Whananaki
  • Tutukaka
  • Ngunguru
  • Whangārei
  • Mangawhai

West Coast
Northland's west coast has four harbours:

  • Kaipara
  • Herekino
  • Hokianga
  • Whāngāpē

Why Port Taranaki?
Tides times are calculated from standard (main) ports. The tidal information for Northland's west coast is based on the closest standard port which is Taranaki.

DISCLAIMER: (As of May 2019)
We have endeavoured to ensure that the information in this publication is accurate and current. However, we do not accept liability for any error or omission. The information that appears in this publication is intended to provide the best advice that the above organisations have had access to. It may be subject to change at any time, without notice. The Northland Regional Council takes no responsibility whatsoever for the currency and/ or accuracy of this information, its completeness or fitness for purpose. All references to regional and district council legal requirements were correct at the time of printing. Maps contain data sourced from Land Information New Zealand (Crown Copyright Reserved). 

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Published: 11 Jul 2019