Deep sand beach, with quick drop off ideal for getting your foil into the water. 
simple toilets available and plenty of parking
Popular spot with locals. kiting, winging, windsurfing
Local winds on the lake are typically strongest with a westerly wind. 
Winds on the lake tend to be gusty, so can be a bit of a challenge compared to coastal breezes. Not overly frequent but when the systems come through its a great time.
swells on the lake tend to be choppy and small period, but still good for short rides and down winders


Additional Details

  • Average wave heights (breaking shore waves to ride):0-2ft, 2-4ft
  • Distance from waters edge to safe foiling depth.:0-5m
  • Anything else we should know?:lake water temperatures and floatation differences can be a tricky one when compared to the sea
  • Rider level:Beginner, Intermediate, Foil Pro
  • Shore Description:Beach
  • Best wind direction: S, SW, W
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  • Best Tides: N/A
  • Car Parking: Gravel
  • Rigging Area:Grass, Sand
  • Entering the Water: Beach
  • Average Wind:0-10kts, 8-12kts, 10-15kts, 15-20kts
  • Best area or direction to ride:typically head west from the beach and reach back to the shore
  • Alternative landing locations:good drop off point for downwinders with other bays on the eastern and northern side of Taupaeharuru bay to fall back into
  • Other likely on-water activities to watch for:Boating, Fishing, Families, Sailing, Jetskis, Swimming/Surfing

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