Leithfield Beach

Quality Rating: 
4
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
High
Beach Type: 
Sand
Stones
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
3

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Description: 

Leithfield Beach is a beach break on a shingle/stoney beach, located on the coast from the Leithfield township, south of Amberley and  north of Christchurch. There are several peaks to choose from along the beach with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and fun. Good for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
Leithfield Beach is located on the coast from Leithfield, south of Amberley and north of Christchurch. From Christchurch head north on State Highway 1, to Leithfield. At Leithfield turn right onto Kings Road. Continue down to the coast and turn left onto Lucas Drive along the beach front.
Nearest Town: 
Amberley
Nearest City: 
Christchurch
Travel Time from City: 
35mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Leithfield-Beach
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