Helena Bay

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

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Description: 

Helena Bay is a beach break on a sandy beach, located 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 intermediate to expert surfers. Popular beach - know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.
 

Directions: 
Helena Bay is located on the east coast, north of Whangarei. From Whangarei, head north on Western Hills Drive, State Highway 1. Turn right onto Russell Road. At Helena Bay turn right onto Webb Road, then left onto and Helena Road and left onto Owai Avenue and the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Whangarei
Nearest City: 
Whangarei
Travel Time from City: 
40mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Shower
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Helena-Bay
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