Omaha Bar

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
River mouth
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
E
Optimal Wind Direction: 
W
Tide: 
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
8
Danger: 
Crowded beach - Know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers. River mouths often have strong currents or rips.

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Description: 

Omaha Bar is a river mouth bar break on a sandy beach, located at the mouth to Whangateau Harbour, Omaha beach, on the east coast north of Auckland. There are several peaks with both right and left handers, but the left handers are longer and better. The wave is punchy and fun. Good for all levels of surfer. Popular beach so know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers. River mouths often have strong currents or rips. Surf club facilities available.

Directions: 
Omaha Bar is located at the mouth to the Whangateau Harbour, Omaha beach, on the east coast north of Auckland. From Auckland, head north on Auckland Northern Motorway, State Highway 1, over the Auckland Harbour Bridge. At Warkworth turn right onto Sandspit Road, then left onto Matakana Road. Continue straight onto Leigh Road, then turn right onto Takatu Road, and left onto Omaha Flats Road. Turn right to stay on Omaha Flats Road and continue onto Broadlands Drive. Turn left onto Omaha Drive and head down to the end where you will find the bar at the mouth to Whangateau Harbour.
Nearest Town: 
Omaha
Nearest City: 
Auckland
Travel Time from City: 
60mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Shower
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Omaha-Bar
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