Ripiro Beach

Quality Rating: 
4
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
E
Tide: 
High
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4
Danger: 
Rips

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Description: 

Ripiro Beach is a beach break on a sandy beach, located north of the Kaipara Harbour, south West of Dargaville. There are several peaks along the beach to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and fun. Good for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
Ripiro Beach is located north of the Kaipara Harbour, south West of Dargaville on the west coast of Northland. From Whangarei head west on Maunu Road, State Highway 14, out of Whangarei. Continue straight onto State Highway 12 into Dargaville. Go through Dargaville on Jervois Street, onto River Road, heading south out of Dargaville, and onto Pouto Road. Continue onto Norton Street, then right onto West Coast Road and left onto Pouto Road. When you get down to Pouto, turn right onto Pukemiro Road or one of the other roads near by and and make your way west out to the beach. Will require a short walk to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Dargaville
Nearest City: 
Whangarei
Travel Time from City: 
100mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Ripiro-Beach
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