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Conditions Summary
 Greymouth
Star Star Grey Star
6.5ft 10secs 270° 7mph W - Onshore - 262°
 Westport
Star Star Star
8ft 11secs 248° 6mph W - Cross shore - 266°
 Raglan
Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star
10.5ft 12secs 251° 18mph W - Onshore - 259°
 Lyall Bay
Grey Star
6ft 6secs 218° 19mph SSW - Onshore - 201°
 Castlepoint
Star
2.5ft 10secs 177° 13mph SSW - Offshore - 212°
 Napier
Grey Star
1ft 11secs 108° 14mph SW - Offshore - 219°
 Mount Maunganui
Grey Star
1.5ft 12secs 91° 19mph W - Offshore - 262°
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
News Image Pico Alto Goes Tuesday
AFTER what seem like an age the BWWT is back up and running, Peru's Pico Alto event goes Tuesday, August 14th.
News Image Mel Stands 40ft Tall
PETER Mel wins the Billabong Pico Alto 2011 Copa Burn in 40ft surf, taking down Big Wave World Tour Rd2.
News Image Pico Alto Goes Today
ANOTHER holding period erupts. The Big Wave World Tour event at Peru's Pico Alto forecast to be 30ft+
News Image Sterling's Triumph
JAMIE Sterling takes the Pico Alto championship title and Big Wave World Tour rating's lead in 30ft plus seas.
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