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turn off the Napier-Gisborne highway at Nuhaka. Follow the road till you get to Opatama and turn left and follow the road right up to the beach. You cant miss it lots of surfers and cars.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthEast, NorthEast
Good wind directionWest, SouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
A nice right with a short left. some localism from napier and gisborne surfers just one off mahias hot waves, check out mahias several other HOT WAVES.
By muhunga , 31-12-2009
Mahia - Mahunga...first surfed the Mania pennisula early 70's with my brother ...discovered all the spots and named them ...mahunga a funky little point and just down from the LAST CHANCE ....surfing there for a year alone befoe anyone walked down thru Ronnie Bell pasture to join in the fun ....
By anonymous , 25-08-2005
- The left looks like what happens at the northern end of mahanga beach, a sand/reef break. The other photo is a crock.Mahanga wouldn't be surfable over 6-8 foot...unless you had a helicopter to get out the back. in that case, if your balls were that big the you should go out at Last chance.
By DC , 01-03-2005
This is bullshit - Firstly the picture is not of Mahanga, secondly the place is a begginers beach break.
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