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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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 The Bend

Australia, NSW, Central

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 33° 26.588' S
Longitude: 151° 26.777' E

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Go to Terrigal Beach car park and walk along the beach towards Wamberal in front of the lake there about 50 metres from the car park.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Terrigal Beach car park and walk along the beach towards Wamberal in front of the lake there about 50 metres from the car park.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Terrigal Beach car park and walk along the beach towards Wamberal in front of the lake there about 50 metres from the car park.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to Terrigal Beach car park and walk along the beach towards Wamberal in front of the lake there about 50 metres from the car park.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Terrigal

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Fast

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthEast, NorthEast

Good wind directionNorthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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- Rips / undertow
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 Additional Information

Good break when the wind, tides and swell are all perfect. When it's about 3-4 foot it's more of a boogers wave, but when the swell is a decent size get the stand up out cause it gets pretty snazzy. Stand up barrels everywhere.

English (Translate this text in English): Good break when the wind, tides and swell are all perfect. When it's about 3-4 foot it's more of a boogers wave, but when the swell is a decent size get the stand up out cause it gets pretty snazzy. Stand up barrels everywhere.

English (Translate this text in English): Good break when the wind, tides and swell are all perfect. When it's about 3-4 foot it's more of a boogers wave, but when the swell is a decent size get the stand up out cause it gets pretty snazzy. Stand up barrels everywhere.

English (Translate this text in English): Good break when the wind, tides and swell are all perfect. When it's about 3-4 foot it's more of a boogers wave, but when the swell is a decent size get the stand up out cause it gets pretty snazzy. Stand up barrels everywhere.

Atmosphere

Your brains goin so fast you can't think of an atmosphere. When there's swell it keeps comin, very consistent when there's swell.

English (Translate this text in English): Your brains goin so fast you can't think of an atmosphere. When there's swell it keeps comin, very consistent when there's swell.

English (Translate this text in English): Your brains goin so fast you can't think of an atmosphere. When there's swell it keeps comin, very consistent when there's swell.

English (Translate this text in English): Your brains goin so fast you can't think of an atmosphere. When there's swell it keeps comin, very consistent when there's swell.

General

Does break often but a lot of people go down to surf later in the day when the winds up which makes it pathetic. So go early when its good conditions.

English (Translate this text in English): Does break often but a lot of people go down to surf later in the day when the winds up which makes it pathetic. So go early when its good conditions.

English (Translate this text in English): Does break often but a lot of people go down to surf later in the day when the winds up which makes it pathetic. So go early when its good conditions.

English (Translate this text in English): Does break often but a lot of people go down to surf later in the day when the winds up which makes it pathetic. So go early when its good conditions.

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timmy2 avatar
The Bend
De timmy2
Jan 5, 2008
big closeouts got smashed - biggest waves i've been out in 4 ages,the bend was just massive close outs so heavy looked very impressive but shit to surf.terrigal beach as always cant handle bigger swell and this was huge.thort i might drown a few times,not a fun session to b
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The Bend
De timmy2
Dez 28, 2007
no waves not a thing - no waves at all.tezza beach and wambii like a lake.was so keen 4 a wave but there was less than nothing pissed off.perfect weather very hot no clowds,very little to no wind.just kicked back on beach, had more beer than waves.u have to make the m
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The Bend
De timmy2
Dez 21, 2007
at the bend - i surfed wamberal first for around anhour and a half,shit waves totaly blown out strong on shore wind.went to tezza got good waves at the bend more protected from wind than wambii.the bend had soild little waves, closeouts throwing out wide sucking u
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The Bend
De timmy2
Dez 14, 2007
about time - went 4 wave with clint to tezza surfed the bend the best swell in long  time shame there were no sand banks.all sets closing out not even time to bottom turn before wave closed out ,no time to hit anything.got a few good close out barrels with s
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By Anonymous , 09-06-2007

No Title - the last guy who said the bend is da best on da coast is an idiot its good sumdays. a fun wave but alot of the time its either small or just closeouts, but 2day gezz there was a storm i swear i saw a 15ftter out there only one guy out there, me and bout 30 othe ppl went out da point big waves but good.

By sam hurst , 02-12-2006

im a local charger - i charge terrigal everyday and no1 snakes me cuz im so gud on my bodyboard...tezz is like the best on the coast for surfing its so much heavyer then shark island

By anonymous , 28-12-2005

boogers - pretty cool beach good waves nice atmosphere nice barrels somedays.

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