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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Matata

New Zealand, New Zealand NI, Coromandel

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drive to matata the road runs for miles along the beach front

English (Translate this text in English): drive to matata the road runs for miles along the beach front

English (Translate this text in English): drive to matata the road runs for miles along the beach front

English (Translate this text in English): drive to matata the road runs for miles along the beach front

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Ledgey

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, East, NorthEast

Good wind directionWest, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

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Best tide movement

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

usually overlooked as people head to points further east....ledgy sucky waves, usually breaking close to shore...isolated....empty

English (Translate this text in English): usually overlooked as people head to points further east....ledgy sucky waves, usually breaking close to shore...isolated....empty

English (Translate this text in English): usually overlooked as people head to points further east....ledgy sucky waves, usually breaking close to shore...isolated....empty

English (Translate this text in English): usually overlooked as people head to points further east....ledgy sucky waves, usually breaking close to shore...isolated....empty

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Matata
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Matata
New Zealand

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New Zealand

Matata
New Zealand

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By Wingus , 09-06-2006

Waste of time - My cars been jacked, My boards been snapped, My face got smacked, Those are facts.

By ANONYMOUS , 27-03-2006

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11 - I THINK MATATA IS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES IN NEW ZEALAND TO GO SURFING AND SWIMMING ITS MEAN!!!!!

By zeke thompson, zieg_funk44@hotmail.com , 20-10-2005

i miss matata - i misss surfing matata even in oz i wanna come back bigg ups to the boy's

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