Continent
Oceania
Country
New Zealand
Next Big City
Christchurch
Next Town
Clifton
 
Type:
Ocean, River Mouth
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Rocks
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
Low tide

Few rocks in the water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Rocks
Beach Users:
January, December

Deep, sandy beach. Few rocks to the east.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Full wetsuit October and November, shorty after that. Winter very cold.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, E, ESE, SE
Main Direction:
NE

Main season October to March, with wind from the Northeast. Usually less than 20 knots but sometime stronger. Usually Northeast 3 or 4 days a week but sometimes only light. Northerly also good goes from about 20 knots up. Wind not good in winter. NW winds works here as well, but is gusty and offshore on the ocean.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

At the river mouth in Clifton.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Don't pass between the flags on a surf patrolled beach.

Nightlife

No information