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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 39° 4.096' S
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Just behind Paritutu rock at the port-end of New Plymouth. Easy to find
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
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.
I've had loads of great waves here... good summer break
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