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Follow the river from Wairoa town down to the mouth. Paddle across the lagoon to the river enterance.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest, West
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Watch out for the locals. Park you car in a very visable spot or you will loose it.
Very fickle, but when it's on it's real classic. Ride it on an in comming tide or the rips will wash you out to sea.
A long way to drive to find it not working.
By ps I surf here a lot and have yet to see locals , 21-06-2005
Bet I know who wrote that! - Let me guess.... you're a Maori, have little to no education, ahve an IQ of 60 or less, live off the dohl... ie out tax money, have a beaten up old board and a torn wetsuit, and are not a very good surfer. Right?
By hint , 14-06-2005
the bar - If you wanna surf here travel by boat or helicopter coz us locals are crazy dog.
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