Porridge

Quality Rating: 
9
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Fast
Powerful
Hollow
Barrels
Long
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
Mid
Beach Type: 
Boulder
Rock
Skill Level: 
Advanced
Crowd Level: 
4
Danger: 
Cold. Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Porridge is a left hand point break along the south eastern side of the bay, on a rocky shore. this place gets heaps of swell and pumps. The wave is long and fast, with several sections from wally to hollow barrels. You must ask the farmer permission to cross his land for access to the beach, which is a short walk over the hill. Best for advanced to expert surfers only. Careful on the rocks. It gets colder down this area, so wear plenty of rubber.

Directions: 
From Invercargill head noth on North Road State Highway 6 out of town and turn left onto Wallacetown Lorneville Highway State Highway 99. Continue through Wallacetown and Riverton, then turn left onto Pahia-Wakapatu Road, then turn right onto Garden Road. Continue down to Quetota Road find a park. You must ask the farmer permission to cross his land for access to the beach. From here its a short walk over the hill to the west and out to the point.
Nearest Town: 
Riverton
Nearest City: 
Invercargill
Travel Time from City: 
60mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
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