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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 21° 15.829' S
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DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name les brisants
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to Don't know
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementDon't know
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
By Anonymous , 28-07-2009
Etang Salé, Saint Leu - Magnifique au Brisant, gauche facile; 3 attaques de requins à Etang Salé. Alternative, Saint Leu à Marée basse et montante, une attaque à la Pointe au Sel. Pierre, Mickey Rat, vous accueillera chaleureusement, Jean Yves au Dodo Spot est super conciliant- Chisto
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 12-03-2007
great beach - I used to live right on that beach. If you look on the picture (the only one, #1) the farthest break at the top right is what you're looking for. Its a left to right if you're looking from the beach, a right to left if you are riding it. The waves are created from the huge coral reef which protects the nearby harbor. The spot is a good 80 meters to paddle out to, and you need to pass strong current zone. Sharks are a problem here, with a nice long history of encounters. The spot is great but can be dangerous if you do not know what you are doing. There are also two beach-breaks on the beach. One is with really small waves, good for beginners and another one if practically un-surfable, with breaks of 6+ meters really close to shore, the wave breaks practically on the beach. All in all if you feel like taking the risks with the reef and sharks, you will have a good session here.
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