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Go to rotto by catching a ferry. As you come into thompson bay look to your right and you'll see whitewater breaking in the distance. This is transits. Catch a boat out there or you can do a trek of a paddle.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Alternative name Transits
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
- Rips / undertow
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
Its a pretty shit wave. it only breaks on big swell and isnt good most of the time because the wind spoils it.
Good on a stand-up as you need to paddle a lot. Its a very long wave and a shifting take off. Really fun once you get going but need a big board to keep going through sections.
It can be a lot of fun when it lines up but is very finicky and it is an open water break so you need a lot of paddling power and it is open to wind.
By DUNBAR , 01-12-2006
i charge - yer me and a few pros were out on like 15 foot day and me and my mate hardy were charging i was getting up bakside dk and was shredding and pulling int sum sik green room views just like them at my home brake leighton LEIGHTON LOCALS REPRESENT
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