Hawai

Quality Rating: 
7
Wave Type: 
Right point
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Fast
Barrels
Long
Optimal Swell Direction: 
N
Optimal Wind Direction: 
S
Tide: 
Low
Beach Type: 
Stones
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
6
Danger: 
River mouths often have strong currents and rips.

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Description: 

Hawai is a right hand point on a shingle/stoney beach, located at the north end of the beach at Hawai. The wave is fast and hollow with good barrels and a nice long ride. Suitable for intermediate to expert surfers.

Directions: 
From Whakatane head east through Opotiki and change from State Highway 2 onto State Highway 35. Take this all the way along the coast to Hawai, then head to the north end of the beach to the point.
Nearest Town: 
Hawai
Nearest City: 
Whakatane
Travel Time from City: 
60mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Hawai
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