Bland Bay

Quality Rating: 
4
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
E
Optimal Wind Direction: 
W
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
6
Danger: 
Popular beach - know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

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Description: 

Bland Bay is a beach break on a sandy beach, located just north of the Whangaruru Harbour on the east coast, north of Whangarei. There are several peaks down the beach to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and fun. Good for all levels of surfer. Popular beach - know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

Directions: 
Bland Bay is located just north of the Whangaruru Harbour on the east coast, north of Whangarei. From Whangarei, head north on Western Hills Drive, State Highway 1. Turn right onto Russell Road. Turn left to stay on Russell Road. Turn right onto Rawhiti Road. Turn right onto Whangaruru North Road. Continue to Bland Bay and turn left onto Whakaturia Avenue, down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Russell
Nearest City: 
Whangarei
Travel Time from City: 
75mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Shower
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Bland-Bay
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