Lighthouse Reef

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Right point
Reef
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Powerful
Hollow
Barrels
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
W
Tide: 
Low
Mid
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Stones
Rock
Skill Level: 
Advanced
Crowd Level: 
2

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Description: 

Lighthouse Reef is a right hand reef break on a rocky reef just south of Jacks Point. The wave has a gnarly drop in, with hollow, barrel sections on offer. Best for advanced to expert surfers only.

Directions: 
From Timaru head south on the main road, State Highway 1. Either Turn left onto Ellis Road, or Scarborough Road and take it out to the coast. From here it is a walk to the point.
Nearest Town: 
Timaru
Nearest City: 
Timaru
Travel Time from City: 
20mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Lighthouse-Reef
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