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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 37° 2.834' S
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easy access along main roads to huia then gravel to the beach.
WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessBy boat only
Alternative name Whataz
Wave qualityTotally Epic
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ledgey
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 2.5m-3m / 8ft-10ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Hard take off for kooks like myself, watch out for the gay boogie boarders!!!! you suck
DAngerous atmosphere because of my i'm an angry morange, and i hate the boogie boarders (shark biscuits
By guffdog , 04-09-2008
old school - used to surf whatipu back in the 70s hardly ever saw any other surfers there scored some good days hardly anyone knew it exsisted
By Anonymous , 07-05-2008
Dazza - I've been surfing the west coast of Auckland hard for 2 years solid and I love it not because of the quality of wave but for the convienince of the wave i.e location. I've surfed for over 25 years and been to alot of breaks within the North Island only I think we are so lucky to live in a country were 30 people in the line up is classed as fuckin crowded and the distance to the other coast is just 30mins to a few hours and your in Heaven. Just go hard, drop in every now again, pull into whatever looks like a barrel, call someone a cunt, and when you get time head of to your secret uncrowded spot with a few mates and have a FU#!@N good time...later all.
By that_phucker , 23-01-2008
- aye??? big stormy days are the best conditions here, needs to be 10+ to get enough swell over the bar then surf out front right of 9 pin using the rip to get u back out, then you'll know how good whatipu really gets, don't surf the gay bay
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