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Latitude: 40° 54.47' S
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Go to south of Castlepoint, park your car and walk up the hill. There is a path which you can follow. It is beside a big rock, you will see it.
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral,sharp rocks etc..) with sand
PowerHollow, Fast, Ordinary, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
drive down the beach, watch for soft spots!
Awesome when it works, good atmospere and many places to surf around there.
Fun and really good when there is a good swell.
By j-dawg , 29-12-2006
my photo - this was a photo my mate took from the car with just 2 of us on it. Best surf eva. Must have been snaked from surf.co.nz when i submitted it to them.
By locals only , 24-06-2006
Yes i agree - The group of us that go out nearly every weekend get sick of all the wellingtonians that come over and think they own the show droping in and snaking waves stay in lyall boys
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