Marsden Point

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
E
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4

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Description: 

Marsden Point is a long beach with the Ruakaka River outlet at the southern end of the beach. Its a beach break on a sandy beach, picking east and south east swell. There are several peaks down the beach between Marsden Point and Ruakaka, producing left and right handers. Find a bar break at the mouth of the Ruakaka River. A good variety of fun waves on offer. Good for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
From Whangarei, head south on State Highway 1 Otaika Road. Continue through Oakleigh, then turn left onto either Port Marsden Highway to Port Marsden or Marsden Point Road. You can turn off to the beach and find a good spot to surf any where along this road.
Nearest Town: 
Marsden Point
Nearest City: 
Whangarei
Travel Time from City: 
25mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
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