Pouawa Beach

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Short
Optimal Swell Direction: 
E
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
Low
Mid
Outgoing
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
5

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Description: 

North Makorori Reef is a left hand point break on a rocky point, located at the northern end of Makorori Beach, in the next bay north of Wainui. The wave is soft and fat, great mal wave. suitable for all surfers. Popular spot, so know the rules and respect the locals.

Directions: 
From Gisborne town centre drive east on Gladstone Road, onto Wainui Road, State Highway 35, towards Wainui. Continue past Wainui on Moana Road and onto Whangara Road. At Pouawa cross the Tarewarewa Stream and turn right onto the gravel road down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Gisborne
Nearest City: 
Gisborne
Travel Time from City: 
25mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Pouawa-Beach
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