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go to bar beach take a short walk from clubhouse north between susan gilmore and bar. the pipe will be submerged on the high tide around ankle deep walk out and rock hop head for the end of the pipe.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Alternative name bar pipe
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionEast, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest, West
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionHigh tide only
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
dont back out, watch for suck, rock hop
this spot is a great spot for bodyboarders good break with a lot of suck and some good power.
By bar is shit , 24-12-2006
wtf - whats this storm shit, i never seen a pipe out there. sounds like u talking about bar reef. y call it storm no 1 knows it by that name.
By anonymous , 19-05-2005
sucking dry - i hate stormies when it sucks dry, you can go it but you just cant sit as deep, low tide and 4ft+ its usually sucking dry, but its still the sickest break. You can definently go more then 50m
By naffe , 10-12-2004
watch out - hey im an local that bodyboard here when its goin. just when it is suckin dry here make sure u dont go left as u will get done over trust me its not good
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