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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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 North Burleigh ledge

Australia, QLD, Gold Coast

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 28° 4.328' S
Longitude: 153° 26.834' E

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 Access

Paddle out from the miami side or the North burleigh side, find the reef and surf it. You can see the reef from the lookout.

English (Translate this text in English): Paddle out from the miami side or the North burleigh side, find the reef and surf it. You can see the reef from the lookout.

English (Translate this text in English): Paddle out from the miami side or the North burleigh side, find the reef and surf it. You can see the reef from the lookout.

English (Translate this text in English): Paddle out from the miami side or the North burleigh side, find the reef and surf it. You can see the reef from the lookout.

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name The ledge, The Cliff

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight and left

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

PowerHollow, Powerful, Fun, Ledgey, Slab

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Good wind directionDon't know

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementDon't know

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks

 Additional Information

Quite shallow on high tide its about 1 metre deep.
On low tide the reef will be sticking out of the water, so its unsurfable on lowtide.
Very dangerous if you wipeout considering that the reef is sharp and it breaks onto a ledge.
Usually the safest time to surf here is on a 2-3 foot day.

English (Translate this text in English): Quite shallow on high tide its about 1 metre deep.
On low tide the reef will be sticking out of the water, so its unsurfable on lowtide.
Very dangerous if you wipeout considering that the reef is sharp and it breaks onto a ledge.
Usually the safest time to surf here is on a 2-3 foot day.

English (Translate this text in English): Quite shallow on high tide its about 1 metre deep.
On low tide the reef will be sticking out of the water, so its unsurfable on lowtide.
Very dangerous if you wipeout considering that the reef is sharp and it breaks onto a ledge.
Usually the safest time to surf here is on a 2-3 foot day.

English (Translate this text in English): Quite shallow on high tide its about 1 metre deep.
On low tide the reef will be sticking out of the water, so its unsurfable on lowtide.
Very dangerous if you wipeout considering that the reef is sharp and it breaks onto a ledge.
Usually the safest time to surf here is on a 2-3 foot day.

Atmosphere

Very shallow, this spot is good, its a bit dangerous for inexperienced surfers.

English (Translate this text in English): Very shallow, this spot is good, its a bit dangerous for inexperienced surfers.

English (Translate this text in English): Very shallow, this spot is good, its a bit dangerous for inexperienced surfers.

English (Translate this text in English): Very shallow, this spot is good, its a bit dangerous for inexperienced surfers.

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By Anonymous , 10-08-2009

oi - what is with boogers on the goldy trying name non existent reefs. its just a normal wave that sometimes has a sucky close out shorey that booger love

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