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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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 Snake park

South Africa, Durban

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 29° 50.682' S
Longitude: 31° 2.308' E

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very easy, two piers north of north beach

English (Translate this text in English): very easy, two piers north of north beach

English (Translate this text in English): very easy, two piers north of north beach

English (Translate this text in English): very easy, two piers north of north beach

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerPowerful

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthWest, South

Good wind directionWest, SouthWest, South, SouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 2.5m-3m / 8ft-10ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Localism
- Sharks
- Shark protected

 Additional Information

Hard paddle to get out(no rips). Fun break. Good to learn on and for advanced surfing. Not as crowded as the "major" spots are right next to it. Kiff locals

English (Translate this text in English): Hard paddle to get out(no rips). Fun break. Good to learn on and for advanced surfing. Not as crowded as the "major" spots are right next to it. Kiff locals

English (Translate this text in English): Hard paddle to get out(no rips). Fun break. Good to learn on and for advanced surfing. Not as crowded as the "major" spots are right next to it. Kiff locals

English (Translate this text in English): Hard paddle to get out(no rips). Fun break. Good to learn on and for advanced surfing. Not as crowded as the "major" spots are right next to it. Kiff locals

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Snake park
South Africa

Snake park
South Africa

Snake park
South Africa

Snake park
South Africa

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By Steve , 28-02-2006

Awesome break - photo's of this break refer to the Snake Park in Durban.A legend of a break and the reason I was late to work most mornings!!sadly being in the UK at present, prevents me from surfing, Thanks for the memories

By Andrea , 16-03-2005

Ex Snake Park Local - This break rocks especially when the others are too crowded. Great vibe, wikked locals... enjoy

By anonymous , 21-09-2004

one and only - snake park rules.

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