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Paturau River ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.9

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Paturau River Surf Photo: 'Paturau in hollow mood' by Rob Davies

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13 s off 6 s 13 s 8 s

Open ocean wave model on 29 September at 9 am

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Paturau River around the time the photo was taken

Paturau in hollow mood, Paturau River
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 8:36 am 29 Sep 2014

Paturau in hollow mood

New Zealand | Paturau River

Average rating: 3.0
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Offshore breeze, shortish period, and a very low tide make for overhead and hollow waves at Paturau. The best of it only lasted about an hour. Sandhills was strangely poor and although Anatori looked better we could not get there because the dirt road was closed for bridge repairs.