Wairaka Reef

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Powerful
Hollow
Barrels
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SE
Tide: 
High
Beach Type: 
Rock
Skill Level: 
Expert
Crowd Level: 
5
Danger: 
Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Wairaka Reef is a left hand point break on a rocky point, located about 2km west of Wairaka Point. Wairaka Reef offers a really good, powerful wave with a steep drop in and good hollow, barrel sections. Leave this one to the experts.

Directions: 
From Wellington head north out of the city on State Highway 1. Turn left where the signs point to Porirua, still on State Highway 1. Continue past Porirua and Paremata to Pukerua Bay. Turn left onto Pukerua Beach Road, then left on to Ocean Parade, along to the end of the road. From here its about a 2km walk to the next point.
Nearest Town: 
Pukerua Bay
Nearest City: 
Wellington
Travel Time from City: 
50mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Wairaka-Reef
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