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Conditions Summary
 Greymouth
Star Star Star Star Star
6.5ft 15secs 261° 5mph ESE - Offshore - 117°
 Westport
Star Star Star Star Star
8ft 15secs 245° 4mph SSE - Offshore - 167°
 Raglan
Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star
10.5ft 16secs 249° 9mph WSW - Onshore - 243°
 Lyall Bay
Grey Star
3.5ft 10secs 84° 9mph E - Cross shore - 94°
 Castlepoint
Star Star
4ft 10secs 89° 4mph NNW - Cross/offshore - 337°
 Napier
Star Star
3ft 10secs 106° 6mph WNW - Offshore - 282°
 Mount Maunganui
Star Star
3.5ft 11secs 91° 10mph WSW - Offshore - 251°
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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