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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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 Shoalhaven Heads

Australia, NSW, South Coast

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 34° 51.146' S
Longitude: 150° 45.058' E

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one turn off the highway pretty much. Surf club right in front of the peaks

English (Translate this text in English): one turn off the highway pretty much. Surf club right in front of the peaks

English (Translate this text in English): one turn off the highway pretty much. Surf club right in front of the peaks

English (Translate this text in English): one turn off the highway pretty much. Surf club right in front of the peaks

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 The Heads

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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- Rips / undertow
- Localism
- Sharks

 Additional Information

On its day it becomes a hectic heavy wave and has caused casualties. Very rippy but has awesome banks thats usually re-appear with a big hit of NE swell. Spits harder than any beachy for miles.

English (Translate this text in English): On its day it becomes a hectic heavy wave and has caused casualties. Very rippy but has awesome banks thats usually re-appear with a big hit of NE swell. Spits harder than any beachy for miles.

English (Translate this text in English): On its day it becomes a hectic heavy wave and has caused casualties. Very rippy but has awesome banks thats usually re-appear with a big hit of NE swell. Spits harder than any beachy for miles.

English (Translate this text in English): On its day it becomes a hectic heavy wave and has caused casualties. Very rippy but has awesome banks thats usually re-appear with a big hit of NE swell. Spits harder than any beachy for miles.

Atmosphere

Some great local surfers and boogers make it looks simple, but the challenging paddle and tricky sucky conditions and sections are hard to navigate for day trippers.

English (Translate this text in English): Some great local surfers and boogers make it looks simple, but the challenging paddle and tricky sucky conditions and sections are hard to navigate for day trippers.

English (Translate this text in English): Some great local surfers and boogers make it looks simple, but the challenging paddle and tricky sucky conditions and sections are hard to navigate for day trippers.

English (Translate this text in English): Some great local surfers and boogers make it looks simple, but the challenging paddle and tricky sucky conditions and sections are hard to navigate for day trippers.

General

Not the most consistent place, but when the elements come together, it can ahng with the best of them.

English (Translate this text in English): Not the most consistent place, but when the elements come together, it can ahng with the best of them.

English (Translate this text in English): Not the most consistent place, but when the elements come together, it can ahng with the best of them.

English (Translate this text in English): Not the most consistent place, but when the elements come together, it can ahng with the best of them.

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By Anonymous , 24-12-2009

breh! - heads is is the BEST wave on the east coast of AUSSIE!

By Anonymous , 04-03-2008

jono - the heads BEACH is the heaviest BEACH BREAK on the south coast get a clue paddlepot fag

By Anonymous , 05-10-2007

2535 - the heads beach makes me super horny

2535 yeh yeh yeh

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