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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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 Shark Island

Australia, NSW, Sydney South

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 34° 3.587' S
Longitude: 151° 9.608' E

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Jump off rocks @ cronulla point and paddle for 2-3 mins across a flat channel

English (Translate this text in English): Jump off rocks @ cronulla point and paddle for 2-3 mins across a flat channel

English (Translate this text in English): Jump off rocks @ cronulla point and paddle for 2-3 mins across a flat channel

English (Translate this text in English): Jump off rocks @ cronulla point and paddle for 2-3 mins across a flat channel

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperiencePros or kamikaze only...

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight and left

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ledgey

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthEast, East

Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide positionHigh tide only

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rocks

 Additional Information

ure a psycho if u go this break, very hardcore reef made of sharp rock and cunji. Extremely shallow, out the back, about 2 m deep, then sucks up on dry reef, hardcore break.
Take of peak cruble when it gets to around 5 ft then you drive through a barrel over shallow cungi covered reef called whitrock then IF you have make that then you ride high on the wave face through the infamous surge.

English (Translate this text in English): ure a psycho if u go this break, very hardcore reef made of sharp rock and cunji. Extremely shallow, out the back, about 2 m deep, then sucks up on dry reef, hardcore break.<br />Take of peak cruble when it gets to around 5 ft then you drive through a barrel over shallow cungi covered reef called whitrock then IF you have make that then you ride high on the wave face through the infamous surge.

English (Translate this text in English): ure a psycho if u go this break, very hardcore reef made of sharp rock and cunji. Extremely shallow, out the back, about 2 m deep, then sucks up on dry reef, hardcore break.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Take of peak cruble when it gets to around 5 ft then you drive through a barrel over shallow cungi covered reef called whitrock then IF you have make that then you ride high on the wave face through the infamous surge.

English (Translate this text in English): ure a psycho if u go this break, very hardcore reef made of sharp rock and cunji. Extremely shallow, out the back, about 2 m deep, then sucks up on dry reef, hardcore break.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Take of peak cruble when it gets to around 5 ft then you drive through a barrel over shallow cungi covered reef called whitrock then IF you have make that then you ride high on the wave face through the infamous surge.

Atmosphere

Atmosphere is usually crap because of all the bodyboarders thinking there better than each other so its usually like ' oi, get the hell off my wave' even if your inside them and in prime position, so just shut up and wait 4 the right one.

English (Translate this text in English): Atmosphere is usually crap because of all the bodyboarders thinking there better than each other so its usually like ' oi, get the hell off my wave' even if your inside them and in prime position, so just shut up and wait 4 the right one.

English (Translate this text in English): Atmosphere is usually crap because of all the bodyboarders thinking there better than each other so its usually like ' oi, get the hell off my wave' even if your inside them and in prime position, so just shut up and wait 4 the right one.

English (Translate this text in English): Atmosphere is usually crap because of all the bodyboarders thinking there better than each other so its usually like ' oi, get the hell off my wave' even if your inside them and in prime position, so just shut up and wait 4 the right one.

General

Its classic in the winter months but the lefts are the go with the summer NE swell and 4 the summer surfin kooks that get there on the train at around 6:30 and crowd every funkin spot in the nulla out to the max.

English (Translate this text in English): Its classic in the winter months but the lefts are the go with the summer NE swell and 4 the summer surfin kooks that get there on the train at around 6:30 and crowd every funkin spot in the nulla out to the max.

English (Translate this text in English): Its classic in the winter months but the lefts are the go with the summer NE swell and 4 the summer surfin kooks that get there on the train at around 6:30 and crowd every funkin spot in the nulla out to the max.

English (Translate this text in English): Its classic in the winter months but the lefts are the go with the summer NE swell and 4 the summer surfin kooks that get there on the train at around 6:30 and crowd every funkin spot in the nulla out to the max.

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Shark Island
De ndeannulla
15 févr. 2010
Shark Island - Intense session, Heavy waves. Pulled the best Inverted Air of my life. 
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Shark Island
De motomatt
27 nov. 2009
Got Pumped - the best time i have been out at island, caught a wave onto the island and as i paddled back out, nice 4-5ft set waves come, i crap my pants, swam through them eventually after near;y drowning, but yeah it was good
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Shark Island
De travis111
31 août 2008
- i was out about 2 weeks ago it was only about 3-4ft clean n i have not ever seen as many cock heads out in one break in one day all the semi pros that live in nulla n emerald crew are all fuk wits dropping in on yu no matter wat i would have understo
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Shark Island
De shc_cj
2 mars 2007
left handers - {mospagebreak}
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By lucasadami , 15-06-2009

Information - I want to know how often the wave in shark isnland broke. Because I`m going to Shark Insland in August. If someone can awnser me...

By dylan , 27-03-2009

- dmt charges the island any swell that hits the island keep it up dmt

By james taylor , 28-10-2008

RUBBER PADDING - Me and my mates have been too scared to surf Shark Island but now the councils going to cover the rocks with a rubber padding. AWESOME!

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