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Latitude: 34° 10.74' S
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Close to Crayfish Factory (one of Capetown's bigwave spots.) Easy to find, there are a few peaks around.
Easy to find?
Good day length
Good swell direction
Good wind direction, , ,
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
This spot is everything the Factory isn't, even though it's only a few hundred metres away. Featuring shifty sand-bottomed peaks, with rips and channels all over the place, Witsands is the last resort if your surf mission has failed to deliver. However, even when it's cooking you might land up at Witsands, albeit via a different medium. It's your likely destination if you have fall victim to the Factory's habit of sending you packing in a rip that tears across the bay during a huge swell. There are many good peaks here though and often few crowds, even when the factory (Crayfish factory) is packed.
Good and fairly long waves. Come when theres no wind. Lots of Kelp.
Cold and lekker.
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