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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: 'Big waves at Wharariki' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
later
2.2
WSW
10
ENE
ENE

2.2
WSW
0.6
E
15 s cross-
on
15 s 6 s

Open ocean wave model on 5 July at 12 pm

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

Big waves at Wharariki, Wharariki Beach
user: Rob Davies (937 photos)
photo taken at: 11:04 am 5 Jul 2019

Big waves at Wharariki

New Zealand | Wharariki Beach

Average rating: 3.0
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It was good until the wind got on it. The set waves were well overhead away from the shelter of the Archway Islands. A useful rip for paddling back out there.