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Go past pipe and continu along the road until you find a blue building on the corner where the beach ends.Youll easilly see it!(usually a couple of bodyboarders out)
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Alternative name strandminireef
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fun powerfull little wave.Siiick barrels. When the wind is strong south easterly it is sheltered by the buildings
powerfull little wave.when wind is strong don't bother going to pipe.
Silkies is a great bodyboarding spot.The Barrles are perfect when the winds blowing right and the swells big enough.Silkies ain't such a good spot for surfers.It's really shallow there.I got a wipeout once and broke my shoulder when i hit the bottom.So go and enjoy jourself and dont hit the bottom.
By xmesox , 26-11-2013
Changed over the years - I used to spend a minimum of 70 days a year at this spot, for over 5 years. It was where I learned to ride and always had a soft spot for it.
Back in 2003 or so, it used to be a small break for most of the time, but about 10 days a year you get a really good hollow break. When the South Easter blew and the swell was up, the shape would be great.
Now days the topography of the sand/beach has changed dramatically and the entire break has changed in turn. I have been there about 10 times in the past year and I haven't seen it pumping like it used to. The lines have also changed dramatically and seem to not run as long as they used to.
It can get very busy in the summer, mostly swimmers.
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