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Conditions Summary
 Greymouth
Star Star Star Star Star
6.5ft 17secs 255° 4mph ESE - Offshore - 122°
 Westport
Star Star Star Star Star
9.5ft 17secs 248° 3mph W - Cross/onshore - 279°
 Raglan
Star Star Star Star Star
5ft 18secs 252° 7mph E - Offshore - 86°
 Lyall Bay
Grey Star
1.5ft 10secs 181° 30mph NNW - Offshore - 333°
 Castlepoint
Grey Star
2ft 10secs 161° 9mph NNW - Offshore - 333°
 Napier
Star
1.5ft 10secs 156° 10mph NNW - Cross/offshore - 342°
 Mount Maunganui
Grey Star
3.5ft 6secs 30° 15mph NE - Onshore - 53°
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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Part of what makes this event fun is not only the surfing, but the abundance of nature, the trails, camping and peacefulness offered by this majestic area of southern California. ? Getting to the beach and lower trestles requires a hike through a peaceful valley past a Native American burial ground. The natural offerings of this area make the trip worth while. combining the beach with the forest, hills and camping make this a prime destination for anyone, as you will find many things to enjoy. ? Known to many surfers as one of the world's most fun waves, lower trestles brings out the weakness as well as the strengths of surfers. A split peak, tapered wall wave gives a nice slope with long runs. The cobblestone bottoms formed in the 80's due to wash off from San Mateo creek caused by EL Ninio have contributed to some great lefts. The Lower Trestles are known by many as high performance waves that give not only long runs but have the perfect speed to allow for great maneuvers, perfect airs and multiple turns.The perfect waves for not just the contestants but fans as well.??? ? Some of the contestant this year include, Kelly Slater, Miguel Pupo, Gabe Medina, Taj Burrow, Brett Simpson, Current world number 1 ranked Mick Fanning,,and US Open Champion Julian Wilson. Check right her for updates, information, and photos covering all the action, contestants, as well as the scenes and lifestyle surrounding this event. ??
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