Oamaru South

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
Low
Mid
Outgoing
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
3

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Description: 

Oamaru South is a beach break on a sandy beach. The are lots of peaks down the beach to choose from, so find a spot to yourself. Good punchy, fun waves on offer, both right and left handers. Good for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
From Oamaru head south on the main road State Highway 1, then turn left onto Awamoa Road. Then turn left onto Perth Street, then at the end of the road turn right onto Beach Road. Take Beach Road all the way to the beach. There are peaks all along this stretch of coastline, so find a good spot on the day.
Nearest Town: 
Oamaru
Nearest City: 
Oamaru
Travel Time from City: 
10mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
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