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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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 Caves point

Australia, NSW, Newcastle

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 33° 6.739' S
Longitude: 151° 38.848' E

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go to caves beach and u will see some rocks half way north down the beach there will be a breack off that paddle out 1 or 2 min

English (Translate this text in English): go to caves beach and u will see some rocks half way north down the beach there will be a breack off that paddle out 1 or 2 min

English (Translate this text in English): go to caves beach and u will see some rocks half way north down the beach there will be a breack off that paddle out 1 or 2 min

English (Translate this text in English): go to caves beach and u will see some rocks half way north down the beach there will be a breack off that paddle out 1 or 2 min

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name point

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypePoint-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomReef (coral,sharp rocks etc..) with sand

PowerHollow, Powerful, Ledgey

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthEast, East

Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft 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
- Rocks
- Localism

 Additional Information

park at caves car park u will see

English (Translate this text in English): park at caves car park u will see

English (Translate this text in English): park at caves car park u will see

English (Translate this text in English): park at caves car park u will see

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this spot is a ripper on offshore get some of the hollowests barrels around. heavy ones too u may hit cudgee heads sticking out of the water
eyes open

English (Translate this text in English): this spot is a ripper on offshore get some of the hollowests barrels around. heavy ones too u may hit cudgee heads sticking out of the water<br />eyes open

English (Translate this text in English): this spot is a ripper on offshore get some of the hollowests barrels around. heavy ones too u may hit cudgee heads sticking out of the water&lt;br &#47;&gt;eyes open

English (Translate this text in English): this spot is a ripper on offshore get some of the hollowests barrels around. heavy ones too u may hit cudgee heads sticking out of the water&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;eyes open

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By Anonymous , 12-12-2009

not even a point break - its shit n its not a point break

By chocky chopes , 19-01-2006

yer good ( somtimes heavy) - point is a pretty good wave 4 boosting!!!!!! i have been out some days were it has been going off its chops!!!!! big nor-east swell and south west winds it rips!!!!!get out there on tha mid 2 high tide then surf it all the way through high tide!!!!! P.S does not work on the low tide!!!!!

By Bob- LOCAL , 16-10-2005

Why the Fuss - It aint that great. Surf frenchies or crabbes, you'll get way better waves. Only 1 good barrel comes when its pumpin which is only occasionly.

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