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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: 'Bigger than it looks' by Rob Davies

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Open ocean wave model on 4 November at 3 pm

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

Bigger than it looks, Wharariki Beach
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 4:12 pm 4 Nov 2015

Bigger than it looks

New Zealand | Wharariki Beach

Average rating: 3.0
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A chilly southeast wind and shortish period overhead set waves that were hollow and tricky to paddle into, partly because of the easterly wind-chop. Some good waves nonetheless.