When the winds turn to the N/NE in the spring/summer, head for Opunake, a town of 1,600 people that hosts a good beach break and several nearby, killer spots. These waves are very consistent, but usually quite messy with onshore winds. Low tide is better.

  • Low to Mid Tide
  • Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand
  • S - NW
  • North Easterly