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Latitude: 34° 12.44' S
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Drive from J-Bay to Humansdorp on the N2
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Seals
Wave qualityWorld Class
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest, South, SouthEast, East
Good wind directionNorthWest, West
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
NB. You're the visitor, respect the locals & their break!
Half way down the break at low tide a rock ledge called "Full Stop" will emerge, careful!
By Touro , 05-09-2007
Feedback for tourist - Read the comments below you tosser...it already answers your questions.
By Tourist , 14-07-2007
NEED ADVICE TRAVELLING THERE JULY AUGUST - Im travelling around that area in mid july augast and looking for a small beach break that i can have fun on and rent a board and wetsuit! Which breaks to go to and what hazards there are!PLEASE HELP DONT WANNA GET THERE AND NOT BE ABLE TO SURF........Just a beginner.....THANKS
By anonymous , 14-01-2006
Thanks for the advice, Scorchio - It was indeed fairly flat the day I went to J-Bay, but I did rent a board at Rip Curl at caught a few tiny waves alongside a handful of other surfers at either The Point or Tubes, not sure which it was. Oh well. Had fun anyway. And you're also right about J-Bay being a crappy town. Not what I had imagined.
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