Kai Iwi

Quality Rating: 
3
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
Mid
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4
Danger: 
River mouths often have strong currents or rips.

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Description: 

Kai Iwi is a beach break on a sandy beach, located at Kai iwi, north of Wanganui at the mouth of the Mowhanau and Kai Iwi Streams. There are several peaks along the beach to choose from with both left and right handers. The wave is changable and can be punchy and fun. Suitable for surfers of all levels.

Directions: 
From Wanganui head north on London Street, Great North Road, State Highway 3. At Kai Iwi turn left onto Kai Iwi Valley Road, down to the coast. Continue left onto Handley Road then turn right onto Rimu Street. Continue down Mowhanau Drive and near the end turn left onto Tangi Street then right onto Moana parade.
Nearest Town: 
Wanganui
Nearest City: 
Wanganui
Travel Time from City: 
20mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Kai-Iwi
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