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Latitude: 1° 55.242' S
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Stricly wavepark or boat trips.
DistanceSell the house, wife and kids
Easy to find?
Special accessBy boat only
Alternative name Kandui Right
Wave qualityTotally Epic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good day lengthExceptional (>500m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
This is one of the longest and fastest waves in the world on its day. It breaks as long as J-Bay when it's peeling and there's multiple barrel sections. The paddle back out is lengthy! Shallow, Hollow, super fast...WICKED!
I pulled a leash plug out here and lots of boards have been snapped. Have a look at Young Guns 2 DVD if you want to see this place at mid size. It's fickle wind wise but one good wave here will have you claiming this spot as your favourite!
It's certainly the longest wave I've ever ridden. I'll be back.
By Anonymous , 16-06-2009
riffles is over? - Been surfing the area every year since 2000, the new resort out there has ruined the area. They'll dump 20 guys in the line-up at once!
By sam , 21-10-2008
cheap accom on island - hey, I noticed that someone posted on here that you can stay on the island at a cheaper place called grandmas? If anyone could give me some info on this I would be stoked... cheers
By Anonymous , 30-07-2008
Rifles is over - All the land camps in the Playgrounds area are overcrowding the spots. For example, Rifles is now being taken over by the owners of the Kandui Resort. They are laying claim to pretty much any wave they want, even if it means snowballing people that are in the barrel. Gone are the days when people took turns in Indo and everyone was mellow. Rifles is now a free-for-all zoo thanks to the Kandui Resort.
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