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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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 Potatoe Point

Australia, NSW, Far South

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Latitude: 36° 5.6' S
Longitude: 150° 8.175' E

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At Potato Point you will experiences all about the Far South Coast of NSW.

English (Translate this text in English): At Potato Point you will experiences all about the Far South Coast of NSW.

English (Translate this text in English): At Potato Point you will experiences all about the Far South Coast of NSW.

English (Translate this text in English): At Potato Point you will experiences all about the Far South Coast of NSW.

DistanceSurf trip

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Potato Point

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, East, NorthEast

Good wind directionSouthWest, South

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
- Sharks

 Additional Information

Variety and consistency, semi-secret isolated spot, no crowds in winter. Headland with waves to 2-7 feet on either side, one (better) longish right hand point/beach break on the north side, longish left hand point/beach break on the south side, plus yet another long right point break (fun wave 3-6 feet) just two headlands north. Good variety for small area, with long workable walls, rare barrels, and occassionally excellent rip set up on both sides of headland can make little or no paddle to get out the back, even when big. Can be 6-7 feet, perfect, and empty in mid winter.

English (Translate this text in English): Variety and consistency, semi-secret isolated spot, no crowds in winter. Headland with waves to 2-7 feet on either side, one (better) longish right hand point/beach break on the north side, longish left hand point/beach break on the south side, plus yet another long right point break (fun wave 3-6 feet) just two headlands north. Good variety for small area, with long workable walls, rare barrels, and occassionally excellent rip set up on both sides of headland can make little or no paddle to get out the back, even when big. Can be 6-7 feet, perfect, and empty in mid winter.

English (Translate this text in English): Variety and consistency, semi-secret isolated spot, no crowds in winter. Headland with waves to 2-7 feet on either side, one (better) longish right hand point/beach break on the north side, longish left hand point/beach break on the south side, plus yet another long right point break (fun wave 3-6 feet) just two headlands north. Good variety for small area, with long workable walls, rare barrels, and occassionally excellent rip set up on both sides of headland can make little or no paddle to get out the back, even when big. Can be 6-7 feet, perfect, and empty in mid winter.

English (Translate this text in English): Variety and consistency, semi-secret isolated spot, no crowds in winter. Headland with waves to 2-7 feet on either side, one (better) longish right hand point/beach break on the north side, longish left hand point/beach break on the south side, plus yet another long right point break (fun wave 3-6 feet) just two headlands north. Good variety for small area, with long workable walls, rare barrels, and occassionally excellent rip set up on both sides of headland can make little or no paddle to get out the back, even when big. Can be 6-7 feet, perfect, and empty in mid winter.

Atmosphere

Its all about the good vibes on the Far South Coast of NSW. Life revolves around the ocean and the bush. Surf if the waves are up, fish when the fish are on. Spearing is mandatory to see the spectacular rocks and reefs. Lobsters are usually on the menu.

English (Translate this text in English): Its all about the good vibes on the Far South Coast of NSW. Life revolves around the ocean and the bush. Surf if the waves are up, fish when the fish are on. Spearing is mandatory to see the spectacular rocks and reefs. Lobsters are usually on the menu.

English (Translate this text in English): Its all about the good vibes on the Far South Coast of NSW. Life revolves around the ocean and the bush. Surf if the waves are up, fish when the fish are on. Spearing is mandatory to see the spectacular rocks and reefs. Lobsters are usually on the menu.

English (Translate this text in English): Its all about the good vibes on the Far South Coast of NSW. Life revolves around the ocean and the bush. Surf if the waves are up, fish when the fish are on. Spearing is mandatory to see the spectacular rocks and reefs. Lobsters are usually on the menu.

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Secret spot needs to stay secret to the people all about good vibes

English (Translate this text in English): Secret spot needs to stay secret to the people all about good vibes

English (Translate this text in English): Secret spot needs to stay secret to the people all about good vibes

English (Translate this text in English): Secret spot needs to stay secret to the people all about good vibes

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Potatoe Point
By ozsurfer101
Jun 25, 2009
- Some good waves in recent big ene swell, one 6+ second left tube double overhead.
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Trip: Southcoastjune09
By ozsurfer101
From Jun 10, 2009 to Jun 24, 2009
Kianga, Sandon, Potato Point-Jemisons, Inside Blackfellows, Boat ramps-Potato Point, Dalmeny.  Jemisons left at Potato Point was pretty good in the big ENE swell, but you needed a bigger board- sucky and big steep drops. Higher tides som
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