Lawyers Head

Quality Rating: 
4
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Powerful
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Rock
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
5
Wildlife: 
Sharks
Danger: 
Polluted water at western end due to sewage outfall pipe.

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Description: 

Lawyers head is one of Dunedins local breaks, just minutes from Dunedin center. Lawyers head is a beach break on a golden sand beach. There are several variable peaks down the beach to choose from with both right and left handers. Good, wally fun waves and the barrel if its off shore. Good for beginners through to experts. Water can get polluted with the sewage outfall pipe very close, depending on conditions, surf at your own risk.

Directions: 
From Dunedin City head south on Cumberland Street State Highway 1. Veer to the left onto Anderson Bay Road, then turn right onto Queens Drive, heading towards St Kilda. Go straight through the round about onto John Wilson Ocean Drive and continue down to the end of the road. Walk down the sand dunes to the surf.
Nearest Town: 
Dunedin
Nearest City: 
Dunedin
Travel Time from City: 
5mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Lawyers-Head
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