Cable Bay

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Fast
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
N
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SE
Tide: 
Low
Mid
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Sand
Rock
Skill Level: 
Advanced
Crowd Level: 
3
Danger: 
Watch out for the rocks, can be shallow.

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Description: 

Cable Bay is a left hand point break along the rocky shore line, onto a sandy beach. The is hollow and fast with a gnarly drop over shallow rocks. This place can get good, but watch out for the rocks. Best for advanced to expert surfers only.

Directions: 
From Nelson head north on State Highway 6. Turn left onto Cable Bay Road, the road will turn to gravel, and follow this all the way to Cable Bay. Will need to walk along the left hand side of the bay out to the point.
Nearest Town: 
Nelson
Nearest City: 
Nelson
Travel Time from City: 
40mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Cable-Bay
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