Windies

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Right point
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Soft
Wally
Long
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
Mid
High
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Stones
Rock
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4
Danger: 
Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Windies is a right hand point break on a rocky point, just south eas of Craps near the Ngawi Golf Course, out at the end of Cape Palliser. Windies is a nice easy wave with several section to play with as it peels along for over 100m. Good for surfers of all levels.

Directions: 
From Featherston drive east on State Highway 53, then turn right onto Kahutara Road and take it to the end. Turn right onto Lake Ferry Road. the turn left onto Cape Palliser Road and continue round towards the end of Cape Palliser, on the south side of the point just before Ngawi village. From Wellington take State Highway 2 north, out throught Upper Hutt, along to Featherston. Then follow directions from Featherston. Approx 150mins from Wellington to Lake Ferry. From Masterton take State Highway 2 south, through Carterton and Greytown, along to Featherston. Then follow directions from Featherston. Approx 120mins from Masterton to Lake Ferry.
Nearest Town: 
Ngawi
Nearest City: 
Featherston
Travel Time from City: 
90mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
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