Opoutama

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Soft
Fat
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Stones
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
3

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Description: 

Opoutama beach is a beach break on a sandy/shingle beach. Opoutama beach has several peaks to choose from scattered along the beach, which offer both right and left handers. The wave is fairly soft and fat, good fun, perfect for learners and mals. Suitable for all levels of surfer.

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 Nuhaka Opoutama Road, turn right onto Ormond Drive, around to the water front and find a good peak down the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Nuhaka
Nearest City: 
Napier
Travel Time from City: 
125mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Opoutama
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