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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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 Collaroy

Australia, NSW, Sydney North

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 Access

Drive to collaroy beach, walk to the left untill you see the pipe, paddle out about 20m away from the pipe, and thats it

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to collaroy beach, walk to the left untill you see the pipe, paddle out about 20m away from the pipe, and thats it

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to collaroy beach, walk to the left untill you see the pipe, paddle out about 20m away from the pipe, and thats it

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to collaroy beach, walk to the left untill you see the pipe, paddle out about 20m away from the pipe, and thats it

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name The pipe

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionLeft

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Powerful

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast, East

Good wind directionWest, SouthWest, South, SouthEast

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 crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

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

 Additional Information

Talk to the locals to make a few friends, then when you've got 3-4 locals on your side, your basically a local yourself.

English (Translate this text in English): Talk to the locals to make a few friends, then when you've got 3-4 locals on your side, your basically a local yourself.

English (Translate this text in English): Talk to the locals to make a few friends, then when you've got 3-4 locals on your side, your basically a local yourself.

English (Translate this text in English): Talk to the locals to make a few friends, then when you've got 3-4 locals on your side, your basically a local yourself.

Atmosphere

This break breaks about once to twice a month, but when it does, you should be waiting to get out there, cause it breaks for about 3-4 days a month, and watch for the rips and currents, they can be the difference between a good surf, and a tiring surf.

English (Translate this text in English): This break breaks about once to twice a month, but when it does, you should be waiting to get out there, cause it breaks for about 3-4 days a month, and watch for the rips and currents, they can be the difference between a good surf, and a tiring surf.

English (Translate this text in English): This break breaks about once to twice a month, but when it does, you should be waiting to get out there, cause it breaks for about 3-4 days a month, and watch for the rips and currents, they can be the difference between a good surf, and a tiring surf.

English (Translate this text in English): This break breaks about once to twice a month, but when it does, you should be waiting to get out there, cause it breaks for about 3-4 days a month, and watch for the rips and currents, they can be the difference between a good surf, and a tiring surf.

General

Great when it breaks

English (Translate this text in English): Great when it breaks

English (Translate this text in English): Great when it breaks

English (Translate this text in English): Great when it breaks

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By billy boy , 10-06-2006

roy` - ur a loser! learn 2 type or speek or sumfin u kook! oz lives @ alley. sure, roy works on its day...but its day only comes about once a year n it gets more crouded than manly in summer. the kick is pretty fun, but tame as freshie and dont talk up white rock...its a boring inconsistent wave that makes u feel like ur surfin in shit! roy is balls...peace

By anonymous , 18-05-2006

- where does ozzie wright surfer´s???? is it on this spot??can somebody say me this???

By j , 24-03-2006

just admit it - it may only happen once a year but when the swell gets big this place goes off and u only hav to look at the pix to know its true

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