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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: 'SUP at Wharariki - Cyclone Pam swell' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
1.8
NW
25
ESE
ESE
1.0
E
1.2
WSW
0.8
NNW
14 s cross-
off
5 s 12 s 17 s

Open ocean wave model on 14 March at 6 pm

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

SUP at Wharariki - Cyclone Pam swell, Wharariki Beach
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 6:12 pm 14 Mar 2015

SUP at Wharariki - Cyclone Pam swell

New Zealand | Wharariki Beach

Average rating: 3.0
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North by northwest swell from Cyclone Pam gave excellent SUP conditions at Wharariki. Mostly lefts. Cross-shore easterly chop and wind made it tricky on a short board until early evening when the wind turned SE and light. Sets were generally head-high to a foot overhead; quite hollow at times.