A woman has been found dead on a Hawke's Bay beach this weekend.

A police spokesperson said they received a report at 11.10am today that a woman had been found dead on Waimarama Beach near Tiakitai Rd.

Police conducted enquiries this afternoon and confirmed the death was not suspicious and will be referred to the coroner.

Tiakitai Rd, around 850m north of the Waimarama Surf Life Saving Club, is a small stretch of unsealed road that runs off Waimarama Rd and down to the beach front.