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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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 Sunset reef

South Africa, Cape Town

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You need to rent a boat drive it out from longbeach you'll be able to see it.

English (Translate this text in English): You need to rent a boat drive it out from longbeach you'll be able to see it.

English (Translate this text in English): You need to rent a boat drive it out from longbeach you'll be able to see it.

English (Translate this text in English): You need to rent a boat drive it out from longbeach you'll be able to see it.

DistanceIn the city

WalkLong walk (>30 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessBy boat only

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperiencePros or kamikaze only...

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight

BottomFlat rocks with sand

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Over 3.5m / 12ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movement

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Localism
- Sharks

 Additional Information

You need to get a rubber duck to tow you in to the wave

English (Translate this text in English): You need to get a rubber duck to tow you in to the wave

English (Translate this text in English): You need to get a rubber duck to tow you in to the wave

English (Translate this text in English): You need to get a rubber duck to tow you in to the wave

Atmosphere

Massive wave only breaks on HUGE storms 29ft+ bring your gun and a rhino-chaser

English (Translate this text in English): Massive wave only breaks on HUGE storms 29ft+ bring your gun and a rhino-chaser

English (Translate this text in English): Massive wave only breaks on HUGE storms 29ft+ bring your gun and a rhino-chaser

English (Translate this text in English): Massive wave only breaks on HUGE storms 29ft+ bring your gun and a rhino-chaser

General

BIG

English (Translate this text in English): BIG

English (Translate this text in English): BIG

English (Translate this text in English): BIG

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Sunset reef
South Africa

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South Africa

Sunset reef
South Africa

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South Africa

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By SA in OZ , 13-12-2006

... - That second photo is perhaps the best photo of a wave i have ever seen! So serene.

By anonymous , 15-10-2004

Sunset reef pictures - There are a couple of pictures of sunset reef at WWW.Wavescape.com.za....Amazing and huge

By anonymous , 07-09-2004

WOW - This place sounds incredible.....Any pictures of it around?????? How does it compare to dungeons?

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