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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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 Bogan River

New Zealand, New Zealand NI, West Coast Auckland

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 Access

Drive to Muriwai beach west of Auckland, find the 4wd access to the beach and drive to the right about a 100m

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to Muriwai beach west of Auckland, find the 4wd access to the beach and drive to the right about a 100m

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to Muriwai beach west of Auckland, find the 4wd access to the beach and drive to the right about a 100m

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to Muriwai beach west of Auckland, find the 4wd access to the beach and drive to the right about a 100m

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special access4x4

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name coast road

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeRivermouth

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Powerful, Ledgey

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionEast, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Localism
- Sharks

 Additional Information

This spot is fiercely guarded by the locals, and on its day is comparative to Lakey Peak. Respect the locals! especially Aaron “the dominator”, local legend and wait your turn to enjoy the waves on offer.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is fiercely guarded by the locals, and on its day is comparative to Lakey Peak. Respect the locals! especially Aaron “the dominator”, local legend and wait your turn to enjoy the waves on offer.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is fiercely guarded by the locals, and on its day is comparative to Lakey Peak. Respect the locals! especially Aaron “the dominator”, local legend and wait your turn to enjoy the waves on offer.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is fiercely guarded by the locals, and on its day is comparative to Lakey Peak. Respect the locals! especially Aaron “the dominator”, local legend and wait your turn to enjoy the waves on offer.

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By J dog , 12-12-2009

photo1 - Thats some fairly decent photo shopping going on there!

By Stu , 14-11-2009

Localism.. beware, the full story - Ok, here is the lowdown... the reason localism is so bad here is because the locals (especially the Dominator and the Enforcer) are militantly gay and dont like outsiders watch them make love in the waves. FYI.

By Anonymous , 13-10-2008

haha - Bogan had epic banks all summer 07/08 uncrowded, no dominators or enforcers to be seen...surfed it solid double over head perfect right pits with only 4 of us out mid week..but like any beachie, easy come easy go, its shithouse now after the winter storms...

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