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From Lagos take a boat (charterred or private) upnorth (20 min 10Km)in the on shore laguna and crossthe costal band at the Ilado village, many other spots possibilities.
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessBy boat only
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerless
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionEast, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
In fact two waves: 1 The african 'barre' up to 4 m deadly powerfull and closing out most of the time 2 inside the main banks some funny triangle shaped sandbars hols up to 1.2moffshore only on very early mornings (thermic windinversion) 5 to 8 AM...
journey+water hazards+ rips+ nightlife+power+no assistance = dangerous wave
By email@example.com , 15-07-2007
surfing lagos - hi im from south africa and will be stationed in lagos for 2 months, does anybody have any tips on the surf up there? is it worht taking a board and what is the shark situation?any info will be appreciated thanks
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 30-12-2006
LAGOS SURF - Has anyone surfed at Lagos?Is it realy that dangerous? tell me all... cos I'm going soon and i want to be repared
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