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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Bennys

Sri Lanka

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 6° 8.325' N
Longitude: 80° 5.892' E

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In front of the center of Hikkaduwa. You'll have to paddle a bit offshore.

English (Translate this text in English): In front of the center of Hikkaduwa. You'll have to paddle a bit offshore.

English (Translate this text in English): In front of the center of Hikkaduwa. You'll have to paddle a bit offshore.

English (Translate this text in English): In front of the center of Hikkaduwa. You'll have to paddle a bit offshore.

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Watch out!Very shallow!!!This wave only works in big swells though,wich is not so common in Sri Lanka.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out!Very shallow!!!This wave only works in big swells though,wich is not so common in Sri Lanka.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out!Very shallow!!!This wave only works in big swells though,wich is not so common in Sri Lanka.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out!Very shallow!!!This wave only works in big swells though,wich is not so common in Sri Lanka.

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By Swingkid , 11-10-2005

Benny's - I surfed it in 2003 on a 5 foot face swell. It was very shallow and fast but at the same time a really easy surfed wave. Not for beginners but for average surfers. The was far longer than 150m.. We've must have had at least 250 m rides.. Either we were lucky or we were in dreamland.. but nice was it. Best wave in Hikkaduwa!

By Tom in Encinitas CA , 10-08-2004

- The prvious msg should read:"was named after the owner of the B&B"...

By Tom in Encinitas, CA , 10-08-2004

Naming of Bennys - Does any one know if this spot was owned after the name of the proprietor of a B&B (on the oceanfront) nearby? Just curious - my dad was good friends w/him. I think he passed away recently.

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