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Wharariki Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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Wharariki Beach Surf Photo: 'Incoming tide at Wharariki' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
2.1
WSW
10
SSE
SSE
1.0
ESE
1.8
WSW
0.8
E
15 s cross-
off
5 s 15 s 6 s

Open ocean wave model on 4 August at 3 pm

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

Incoming tide at Wharariki, Wharariki Beach
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 1:39 pm 4 Aug 2014

Incoming tide at Wharariki

New Zealand | Wharariki Beach

Average rating: 3.0
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Bigger than it looks. Overhead with bigger set. As big as I have surfed Wharariki. Around high tide there were two well-defined channels where it was possible to paddle out without risk of taking a bomb on the head.