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Horseshoe Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Horseshoe Bay Surf Photo: 'Empty Horseshoe Bay' by Rob Davies

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1.9
NE
15
NE
NE

1.8
NE
0.2
N
10 s on 10 s 12 s

Open ocean wave model on 1 February at 3 pm

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Horseshoe Bay around the time the photo was taken

Empty Horseshoe Bay
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 3:25 pm 1 Feb 2013

Empty Horseshoe Bay

New Zealand | Horseshoe Bay

Average rating: 4.0
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An overhead day with almost 2m of long-fetch NE anticyclonic swell, typical of summer. Big sets that broke a long way outside meant it was not too appealing at Horseshoe Bay so we headed to nearby Tocata on the other side of the enormous headland. Tocata handles bigger swells much better.