Mohaka

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Beach break
River mouth
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Powerful
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
N
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Stones
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
3
Danger: 
River mouths often have strong currents and rips.

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Description: 

Mohaka is a beach break on a sandy beach at the Mohaka river mouth. There are several peaks along the beach to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy, powerful,  and fun. Good for intermediate to expert surfers. River mouths often have strong currents and rips, so watch out.

Directions: 
From Napier city head west on Thackeray Street, then continue onto Hyderabad Road, State Highway 2. Continue on State Highway 2, then turn right onto Main North Road, State Highway 2 out of Napier heading north. Continue north until you get to Mohaka and turn right onto Mohaka Township Road, which will turn to gravel further along. Then turn right onto Mohaka Coast Road, then left onto East Beach Road, down to the beach on the east side on the river. You can also carry on across the river and down to the west side of the river.
Nearest Town: 
Napier
Nearest City: 
Napier
Travel Time from City: 
80mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Mohaka
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