Blacks Reef

Quality Rating: 
9
Wave Type: 
Right point
Reef
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Hollow
Barrels
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
N
Tide: 
Mid
High
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Sand
Stones
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
7

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Description: 

Blacks Reef is a right hand reef break or on an east swell you can get some left handers. The right are long and hollow with a good barrel section. This is a very good and popular break, meaning crowds, so know the rules and respect the locals.

Directions: 
From Napier, head north on Pandora Road State Highway 2, onto Meeanee Quay and Main North Road out of the city. Continue on State Highway 2 through Wairoa, then at Nuhaka go straight through the roundabout onto Nuhaka Opoutama Road. Continue along and when the road meets the coast, just along a little bit there will be two car parks and a reef out front. park up and get out there.
Nearest Town: 
Nuhaka
Nearest City: 
Napier
Travel Time from City: 
110mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
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