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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 42° 26.57' S
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Short drive west of Greymouth to the entrance of the river. Go out onto the tip and park up. The wedge is to the left of the tip.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Blaketown
Wave qualityTotally Epic
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
By Anonymous , 05-01-2008
Im from El Salvador, central america - My name is Ronald Lopez and I have 19 yaers old of surfing. I wants to move to New Zealand and Im looking also one really nice spot for surfing. Im Cristian surfer and I wants to go to talk to the people about Jesus love in this place. Do anyone needs a wold class chirstian and surfer? I need one plce to star over around this spot. I have my bussnies degree and teology degree just let me now.
From punta roca La libertad, el Salvador central america
By natedog , 03-01-2006
- this is one of the most consist breaks in the south island but not really worth a 5 star. cobden is always cleaner but has an annoying drift.a little hit use the rip up the side of the wall to get out you basicly dont have to paddle or dive.try the river next door on a big swell as well, bit of fun
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 05-12-2004
- hmmmm just got bak from grey and blaketown hada mean nite on sat nite at the railway and revingtons then carved up on sun il b heading over there again blaketown f'n rocks
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