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Latitude: 38° 42.003' S
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on your way to wainui just before kaiti turn down long road on your right marked sponge bay
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day length
Good swell directionNorthEast
Good wind directionSouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide position
Best tide movementFalling tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
just surf it its easy works when youve got no options at wainui, makarori, pines ect when onshores because its so sheltered
big inlet veiw of gizzy island and the best surf in new zealand just handy when you cant surf anywhere else in gizzy check it out
By anonymous , 09-08-2005
hmm - Good dpot, indeed shelter and has an okay to good wave to offer pretty much alway, plus the atmosphere is rather cool because ofthe nice nature
By Cuffy , 11-01-2005
Sponge Bay - Sponge Bay or "Inside Island" only works once or twice a year ... needs a huge storm swell. The Oz boys surfed a narly peak that broke sideways to the cliffs ... cold grey water, rain and a nasty grinding left hand clyinder with an elevator drop half a mile out!
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