Arawhata

Quality Rating: 
7
Wave Type: 
Left point
Right point
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Soft
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Rock
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
5
Danger: 
Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Arawhata is a right hand point break on a rocky point, located off Arawhata Road. There is a right hander at the north end of the beach and a left hander at the southern end of the beach. The waves can have a hollow drop in, but otherwise its mostly a softer wave. Good for Intermediate to Expert surfers.

Directions: 
From New Plymouth head south on the surf highway, State Highway 45. Before you get to Opunake, When you get to the Oaonui area turn right onto Lower Arawhata Road, down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Opunake
Nearest City: 
New Plymouth
Travel Time from City: 
50mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Arawhata
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