SpotX cruising (63.3) Exposed to Wind:E,SE,S,SW. Exposed to Swell:E,SE,S,SW. Bottom Type:Broken Shell,Sand. Draft:0-3m+ Suitable:Fair Weather Anchoring Tips:Open from east to south and can be subject to ground swell. Clear approach and anchor approx 80m off beach in 3-5m. Moderate holding. Good shelter from northwest to north-east winds. Services:None. Features:An attractive bay with a great sandy beach. A Mecca for divers and fishermen. Scallops out over the sand and packhorse and red crayfish around the rocks. Large snapper and kingfish are often caught on this coastline. A favourite spot for rock fishermen. Contacts:Whangaruru and Tutukaka Coastguard, VHF Ch 85; Whangarei Coastguard, VHF Ch 64.