Okupe Beach

Quality Rating: 
6
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: 
7
Danger: 
Popular beach - know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

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Description: 

Okupe Beach is a beach break on a sandy beach, located north of Moureeses Bay 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. Beach is exposed to the wind. Good for all levels of surfer. Popular beach, so know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

Directions: 
Okupe Beach is located north of Moureeses Bay on the east coast, north of Whangarei. From Whangarei, head north on Western Hills Drive, State Highway 1. Turn right onto Russell Road, then right onto Pigs Head Road. Turn left onto Kaiikanui Road. Turn right onto Mimiwhangata Road and out to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Whangarei
Nearest City: 
Whangarei
Travel Time from City: 
55mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Okupe-Beach
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