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The new Kaituna Bar Cam was installed in the second week of May and the project is in the last stage of completion with the network configuration currently being undertaken by our IT Team. Once it is live it will show two separate angles, cycling through at one minute per angle, for a good overall look at what the bar is doing. Thanks for your patience as we work to bring you this much-improved camera.

Our Bar cameras are only one of the aids available to skippers to help them make the decision on whether it’s safe to cross a bar.

Check out some other useful information:

Live cam and wave buoy forecasts for Bowentown and Pukehina

Bowentown wave buoy

The wave buoy is located 7km off Bowentown Heads in approximately 30m depth of water.

Pukehina wave buoy

The wave buoy is located 13km off Pukehina Beach, in 62m of water, in a central position within the curve of the Bay of Plenty coastline.