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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 0° 48.752' N
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Boat or by land. There is a camp on the point.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessBy boat only
Alternative name Fishbowl
Wave qualityWorld Class
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Breaks like Sunset in Oahu when it's over 8 ft. It sticks way out into the Indian Ocean so it picks up alot of swell. Alot of water moving and frequent clean up sets. It's an insane wave though if you get the right one. Check out Curren ripping this place on a fish in the old Rip Curl video.
By Bob , 07-06-2007
Tsunami - Hey guys, does anyone know if Bawa was affected by the tsunami? Thanks
By Anonymous , 01-02-2007
Never small - Pulls in more swell than anywhere in Indo cept Ngkonye and Ombak Tujuh in Java. Peace
By anonymous , 24-03-2006
Bawa and Hamish - wHAT IS THE DEAL WITH THE WAVE WHEN IT IS NOT BIG? Decent places to stay? I would appreciate any info.Can you get a feral boat and stay on the boar for a few days?Hey, Hamish - is your girlfriend Yoko?
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