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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: 'Waiting for the tide to drop' by Rob Davies

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Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
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1.7
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25
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1.7
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0.3
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13 s cross-
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13 s 17 s

Open ocean wave model on 26 July at 12 pm

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

Waiting for the tide to drop, Fletchers Beach
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 12:30 pm 26 Jul 2014

Waiting for the tide to drop

New Zealand | Fletchers Beach

Average rating: 2.0
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The wrap makes this swell direction small at north-facing Fletchers. Only waist to chest-high here. At this size, it doesn't really work above mid-tide. On a bigger swell, breaking overhead, it only stops working about an hour either side of high tide. The usual take-off is at the big rock on the headland.