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:
- Prep: Watch our videos on How to Cross the Kaituna Bar Safely and what preparation you need to do prior to launching.
- Check: Marine Weather Forecast for our region. Also check out our Wave buoys page for swell information.
- Know: Contact your local Coastguard Radio Room at Maketū to find out the status of the bar 027 539 2930 and book onto a Bar Crossing course.