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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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 Duckies Reef

South Africa, Cape Town

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 34° 6.361' S
Longitude: 18° 48.686' E

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Go to Strand and to the lifesaving club. It breaks directly behind the surfspot 'duckies'.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Strand and to the lifesaving club. It breaks directly behind the surfspot 'duckies'.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Strand and to the lifesaving club. It breaks directly behind the surfspot 'duckies'.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Strand and to the lifesaving club. It breaks directly behind the surfspot 'duckies'.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Strand Reef

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral,sharp rocks etc..) with sand

Power

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind direction

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

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Pretty well know reefbreak in Strand. Its been surfed many a times. Likes a medium to big swell to turn on properly. It breaks left and rights but the lefts are better and longer. The right section often has a crazy hollow part to it. Its a fun wave and when its on therel be a few locals on it.

English (Translate this text in English): Pretty well know reefbreak in Strand. Its been surfed many a times. Likes a medium to big swell to turn on properly. It breaks left and rights but the lefts are better and longer. The right section often has a crazy hollow part to it. Its a fun wave and when its on therel be a few locals on it.

English (Translate this text in English): Pretty well know reefbreak in Strand. Its been surfed many a times. Likes a medium to big swell to turn on properly. It breaks left and rights but the lefts are better and longer. The right section often has a crazy hollow part to it. Its a fun wave and when its on therel be a few locals on it.

English (Translate this text in English): Pretty well know reefbreak in Strand. Its been surfed many a times. Likes a medium to big swell to turn on properly. It breaks left and rights but the lefts are better and longer. The right section often has a crazy hollow part to it. Its a fun wave and when its on therel be a few locals on it.

Atmosphere

Watch out for sharks, cant remember the last time anyone was attacked here but they are there. Good to come in a group. Alot of sea sponges on the reef. I think its better on low tide.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for sharks, cant remember the last time anyone was attacked here but they are there. Good to come in a group. Alot of sea sponges on the reef. I think its better on low tide.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for sharks, cant remember the last time anyone was attacked here but they are there. Good to come in a group. Alot of sea sponges on the reef. I think its better on low tide.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for sharks, cant remember the last time anyone was attacked here but they are there. Good to come in a group. Alot of sea sponges on the reef. I think its better on low tide.

General

Make sure you fit cause its a long paddle there and back and the current can get hectic.

English (Translate this text in English): Make sure you fit cause its a long paddle there and back and the current can get hectic.

English (Translate this text in English): Make sure you fit cause its a long paddle there and back and the current can get hectic.

English (Translate this text in English): Make sure you fit cause its a long paddle there and back and the current can get hectic.

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