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Conditions Summary
 Greymouth
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12ft 9secs 341° 35mph N - Onshore - 358°
 Westport
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10.5ft 8secs 338° 23mph N - Onshore - 351°
 Raglan
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1ft 18secs 254° 10mph N - Onshore - 357°
 Lyall Bay
 
0.5ft 9secs 169° 33mph NNW - Offshore - 328°
 Castlepoint
 
1ft 9secs 170° 16mph NW - Offshore - 318°
 Napier
 
1ft 8secs 161° 10mph NNW - Cross/offshore - 335°
 Mount Maunganui
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3.5ft 10secs 13° 13mph N - Onshore - 4°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
Composed of North and South islands. Ludicrously long uncrowded points, reefs and beach breaks deliver waves year-round from the Roaring 40s as swells pump up from the Antarctic. This variegated, island coastline invariably offers options whatever the wind and swell are doing, with the West coast rarely flat, but can be too big or too windy and the easy coast less consistent but predominantly offshore and lit up by cyclone season swells. Winter being the most consistent period with swell arriving with wind from the south and east. In summer the occasional north-east swell will swing down the pacific. The North Island is warmer but less consistent than the south. Temperatures vary from sub tropical in to chilly accordingly 10-20°C or 50-68°F. The indigenous Maori first surfed here prior to being banned by overzealous missionaries, Duke Kahanamoku then reinvigorated the scene in 1915.
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Local News
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Brazil’s Marcos Monteiro taking the top prize of $10,000 in the season’s first Big Wave World Tour event.
News Image BWWT Gets Green Light
THE 2011/12 kicks off on Sat, May 28th at Punta de Lobos with face heights forecast in excess of 30ft.
News Image Merello's Lobos
PICHILEMU'S own Cristian Merello wins Quiksilver Ceremonial Punta De Lobos big wave contest in 30ft surf.
News Image Quiksilver Big Wave Surf Comp 2010
GREEN light: Quiksilver Big Wave Surf Competition in Chile “ON” for Wednesday, May 19, 2010
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