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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Wreck

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 Access

While driving up(northwards) the "Strandstreet" in Swakopmund, on your left side there will be an old sewage pipe stading out of the grass. Just hop in there !!! There is an extra parking place for the spot.

English (Translate this text in English): While driving up(northwards) the "Strandstreet" in Swakopmund, on your left side there will be an old sewage pipe stading out of the grass. Just hop in there !!! There is an extra parking place for the spot.

English (Translate this text in English): While driving up(northwards) the "Strandstreet" in Swakopmund, on your left side there will be an old sewage pipe stading out of the grass. Just hop in there !!! There is an extra parking place for the spot.

English (Translate this text in English): While driving up(northwards) the "Strandstreet" in Swakopmund, on your left side there will be an old sewage pipe stading out of the grass. Just hop in there !!! There is an extra parking place for the spot.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight and left

BottomFlat rocks

PowerOrdinary, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rocks
- Pollution

 Additional Information

On a big day ... take the left side of the wave .
On a messy day ... take the right.

English (Translate this text in English): On a big day ... take the left side of the wave .<br />On a messy day ... take the right.

English (Translate this text in English): On a big day ... take the left side of the wave .&lt;br &#47;&gt;On a messy day ... take the right.

English (Translate this text in English): On a big day ... take the left side of the wave .&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;On a messy day ... take the right.

Atmosphere

The waves are consistent ... it is a very safe place and from November - April one could see a few "Crayfish-divers" paddling around in the front like maniacs. If there is a day with nice waves there will be about 6 people in and we would chat while waiting for the set.

English (Translate this text in English): The waves are consistent ... it is a very safe place and from November - April one could see a few &quot;Crayfish-divers&quot; paddling around in the front like maniacs. If there is a day with nice waves there will be about 6 people in and we would chat while waiting for the set.

English (Translate this text in English): The waves are consistent ... it is a very safe place and from November - April one could see a few &amp;quot;Crayfish-divers&amp;quot; paddling around in the front like maniacs. If there is a day with nice waves there will be about 6 people in and we would chat while waiting for the set.

English (Translate this text in English): The waves are consistent ... it is a very safe place and from November - April one could see a few &amp;amp;quot;Crayfish-divers&amp;amp;quot; paddling around in the front like maniacs. If there is a day with nice waves there will be about 6 people in and we would chat while waiting for the set.

General

Its a great spot to start surfing and to practise your "floaters".

English (Translate this text in English): Its a great spot to start surfing and to practise your &quot;floaters&quot;.

English (Translate this text in English): Its a great spot to start surfing and to practise your &amp;quot;floaters&amp;quot;.

English (Translate this text in English): Its a great spot to start surfing and to practise your &amp;amp;quot;floaters&amp;amp;quot;.

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By Schalk Louw , 01-11-2010

=] - i love this spot..nearly never here,i live abit to far from it.close to ocean view shell.. mann on a sweet day the waves are just shaweet..=]=]

By hsv ja ganz genau , 23-03-2002

kool shit - its a beautiful spot. lots of people are visiting it more and more. it's getting really popular.

By local , 31-10-2001

Wreck is the bomb !!! - Be there or be square ... wreck is the best spot in local Swakop ... don't wanna miss it when the waves r pumpin' !

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