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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 38° 39.806' S
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Eight kms north of Gisborne, in the village of Makarori
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name The Point
BottomSandy with rock
PowerHollow, Fast, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising tide
A great surf spot, but best avoided when crowded
A really good technical wave, giving scope for hard surfing, holds good size swell.
By Anonymous , 01-12-2006
a right point break? - although its a right point break u will spend alot of your time going left , if u like doing cut backs you'll love this wave.
By trestles , 04-09-2006
puss? - who ever rekons it is puss must have surfed it on the wrong swell or tide. makka point a.k.a trestles is one of the best waves in n.z.
By anonymous , 25-05-2005
old folk - basically the retirement village of the gisborne surf scene, old men on big boards in the twilight of their surfing years moaning about "back in the day" the exception being john gisby, an old man on a short board, but for how much longer....?
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