Black Jack Bay

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Barrels
Long
Optimal Swell Direction: 
N
Optimal Wind Direction: 
S
Tide: 
Mid
Beach Type: 
Sand
Rock
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4

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Description: 

Black Jack Bay is a left hand point break off a rocky point onto a sandy beach, located at the western end of Black jack Bay, on the north eastern tip of the Coromandel Peninsula. Black Jack Bay is a fairly sheltered bay and needs a decent swell to get it working. The wave is wally and long, with several sections to play with including some barrels. Coromandel beaches are popular, so Know the rules and respect the locals. Good for beginner to expert surfers.

Directions: 
Blacks Jack Bay is on the east side of the Coromandel peninsula, near the northern tip, off State Highway 25. From Thames head north on Queen Street, State Highway 25. You will go round the northern tip of the Coromandel Peninsula to the east side. When you get to the east side turn left onto Black Jack Road, then turn right to stay on Black Jack Road. Black Jack Bay is the next big bay past Matarangi.
Nearest Town: 
Matarangi
Nearest City: 
Thames
Travel Time from City: 
80mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Black-Jack-Bay
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