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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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 High 5 Lahar

Philippines, Luzon

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 15° 3.611' N
Longitude: 120° 3.32' E

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Located in the town of San Narciso, at the Macolcol Rivermouth.

English (Translate this text in English): Located in the town of San Narciso, at the Macolcol Rivermouth.

English (Translate this text in English): Located in the town of San Narciso, at the Macolcol Rivermouth.

English (Translate this text in English): Located in the town of San Narciso, at the Macolcol Rivermouth.

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special access4x4

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeRivermouth

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Powerful

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide position

Best tide movement

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

This is a pretty isolated area so always surf with someone.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a pretty isolated area so always surf with someone.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a pretty isolated area so always surf with someone.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a pretty isolated area so always surf with someone.

Atmosphere

This is one of the most consistent surfspot in Zambales. Due to massive lahar from the volcano Mt. Pinatubo that flowed heavily to the sea through Macolcol River the bottom of the surf formed a sandy-lahar break. Very unique in the Philippines.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most consistent surfspot in Zambales. Due to massive lahar from the volcano Mt. Pinatubo that flowed heavily to the sea through Macolcol River the bottom of the surf formed a sandy-lahar break. Very unique in the Philippines.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most consistent surfspot in Zambales. Due to massive lahar from the volcano Mt. Pinatubo that flowed heavily to the sea through Macolcol River the bottom of the surf formed a sandy-lahar break. Very unique in the Philippines.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most consistent surfspot in Zambales. Due to massive lahar from the volcano Mt. Pinatubo that flowed heavily to the sea through Macolcol River the bottom of the surf formed a sandy-lahar break. Very unique in the Philippines.

General

A very good alternative surfspot that is very accessible from Manila.

English (Translate this text in English): A very good alternative surfspot that is very accessible from Manila.

English (Translate this text in English): A very good alternative surfspot that is very accessible from Manila.

English (Translate this text in English): A very good alternative surfspot that is very accessible from Manila.

Author: Emmanuel U. Ramos Contributors (1) They surfed this spot ! (2)

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By Ewan , 28-06-2005

You must have missed it - Man you must have been there on the wrong day.Its a hot wave.Deep barrel on the right day.Everywhere in the Pines you have to wait for.Don,t right it off it can pump.

By kelly slater , 05-01-2005

totally epic! - highly recommendable spot for pro surfers around the world.

By anonymous , 23-02-2003

illusion spots - hey wanna surf web master, how come did you allow this kind of illusion posting in your site? can you have some filtering before allowing it publicly?

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