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Fletchers Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.9

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Fletchers Beach Surf Photo: 'Long period 2m swell' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
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2.1
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20
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2.0
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0.8
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15 s cross-
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15 s 18 s

Open ocean wave model on 19 May at 12 pm

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Fletchers Beach around the time the photo was taken

Long period 2m swell, Fletchers Beach
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 12:10 pm 19 May 2014

Long period 2m swell

New Zealand | Fletchers Beach

Average rating: 2.0
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A bit ragged with speed bumps down the line but otherwise ideal swell for this break breaking a foot or two overhead on the bigger sets and lefts holding up for 150m to 200m. I spotted a 2m Bronze Whaler inside the unbroken part of the wave. As the tide got high, a nice right formed too.