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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Back Beach

New Zealand, New Zealand NI, West Coast Taranaki

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Latitude: 39° 4.096' S
Longitude: 174° 0.904' E

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Just behind Paritutu rock at the port-end of New Plymouth. Easy to find

English (Translate this text in English): Just behind Paritutu rock at the port-end of New Plymouth. Easy to find

English (Translate this text in English): Just behind Paritutu rock at the port-end of New Plymouth. Easy to find

English (Translate this text in English): Just behind Paritutu rock at the port-end of New Plymouth. Easy to find

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This is a long "Back" beach which gets the full brunt of the predominant SW swell. Always has a wave and a good indicator for whats happening further south down the coast.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a long "Back" beach which gets the full brunt of the predominant SW swell. Always has a wave and a good indicator for whats happening further south down the coast.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a long "Back" beach which gets the full brunt of the predominant SW swell. Always has a wave and a good indicator for whats happening further south down the coast.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a long "Back" beach which gets the full brunt of the predominant SW swell. Always has a wave and a good indicator for whats happening further south down the coast.

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I've had loads of great waves here... good summer break

English (Translate this text in English): I've had loads of great waves here... good summer break

English (Translate this text in English): I've had loads of great waves here... good summer break

English (Translate this text in English): I've had loads of great waves here... good summer break

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Back beach
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By anonymous , 21-03-2006

fun fun fun - back beech nrth has a fun shoriie on a small swell

By anonymous , 16-06-2004

BACKS - back beach is awesome! but watch out for those rocks

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