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Latitude: 34° 17.782' S
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Driving from Cape Town toward Rooi Else, stop on the road side parking just before Rooi Else river bridge. The parking overlooks the bay. Follow the steep footpath down to the point.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Rooi Else Point
FrequencyRarely break (5day/year)
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionDon't know
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to Don't know
Best tide positionDon't know
Best tide movementRising tide
- Rips / undertow
Wave starts peeling at at the point and is quite ledgy. When it hits the bank it becomes hollow.
theres an obvious rock that sticks out the water next to which is an easy take off.
Only works with very big swell. The time I surfed it all the surrounding spots were closing out. Tide also high and whole beach was under water.
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