The Cut - Blenheim

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Right point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Soft
Wally
Optimal Swell Direction: 
E
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
Low
Beach Type: 
Stones
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
3
Danger: 
River mouths often have strong currents or rips.

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Description: 

the Cut at Blenheim is located on the north side of the mouth to the Big Lagoon. It is a right hand point break on a stoney beach. Can give a good ride, with a nice wally wave. Good for intermediate to expert surfers. River mouths often have strong currents or rips, so watch out.

Directions: 
From Blenheim head north on State Highway 1 to Spring Creek. At Spring Creek turn right onto Ferry Road, then turn right onto Wairau Bar Road and continue all the way to the end of the road beside the mouth to the Big Lagoon.
Nearest Town: 
Blenheim
Nearest City: 
Blenheim
Travel Time from City: 
25mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_The-Cut-Blenheim
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