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Farewell Spit ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Farewell Spit Surf Photo: 'Looking along Farewell spit' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
0.8
WSW
15
NW
NW
0.3
NNE
0.7
W
0.2
WSW
8 s cross-
on
2 s 8 s 14 s

Open ocean wave model on 27 November at 3 pm

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Farewell Spit around the time the photo was taken

Looking along Farewell spit
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 3:19 pm 27 Nov 2010

Looking along Farewell spit

New Zealand | Farewell Spit

Average rating: 3.3
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The north side of Farewell spit generally works on wrapping SW swells that are much smaller here than on the West coast. Few surfers visit and those that do usually surf the area below the cliff at the west end. This day was just waist-high, but fun. Almost all the waves here are lefts.