Henderson Bay

Quality Rating: 
7
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Powerful
Hollow
Barrels
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Advanced
Crowd Level: 
4

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Description: 

Henderson bay is a beach break on a sandy beach. The wave is powerful with a gnarly drop in into a hollow barrel section. Can get shallow on the inside shorey. There are various peaks down the beach. Advanced to expert surfers only.

Directions: 
From Kaitaia travel north on State Highway 1 Far North Road, just past Houhora Harbour, and turn right onto Henderson Bay Road. Continue on Henderson Bay Road to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Ngataki
Nearest City: 
Kaitaia
Travel Time from City: 
60mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
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