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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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 Superbanks

Australia, QLD, Gold Coast

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 28° 9.797' S
Longitude: 153° 32.474' E

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Drive to snapper rocks. Along the back highway on the Gold Coast and take the coolingater exit. Follow the Gold Coast high way past the airport and turn off at Kirra. Take the main street (Runs along the beach front) up to greenmount or snapper rocks.

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to snapper rocks. Along the back highway on the Gold Coast and take the coolingater exit. Follow the Gold Coast high way past the airport and turn off at Kirra. Take the main street (Runs along the beach front) up to greenmount or snapper rocks.

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to snapper rocks. Along the back highway on the Gold Coast and take the coolingater exit. Follow the Gold Coast high way past the airport and turn off at Kirra. Take the main street (Runs along the beach front) up to greenmount or snapper rocks.

English (Translate this text in English): Drive to snapper rocks. Along the back highway on the Gold Coast and take the coolingater exit. Follow the Gold Coast high way past the airport and turn off at Kirra. Take the main street (Runs along the beach front) up to greenmount or snapper rocks.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityTotally Epic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun, Ledgey

Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide position

Best tide movement

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Week crowdUltra crowded

Week-end crowdUltra crowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

This spot is a combination of a point break to a beachie. The wave starts at snapper rocks and breaks all the way through to kirra with alot of sections. On a good day all you can do is pump and pump for the tube, other days its a very long wall for you to carve.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is a combination of a point break to a beachie. The wave starts at snapper rocks and breaks all the way through to kirra with alot of sections. On a good day all you can do is pump and pump for the tube, other days its a very long wall for you to carve.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is a combination of a point break to a beachie. The wave starts at snapper rocks and breaks all the way through to kirra with alot of sections. On a good day all you can do is pump and pump for the tube, other days its a very long wall for you to carve.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is a combination of a point break to a beachie. The wave starts at snapper rocks and breaks all the way through to kirra with alot of sections. On a good day all you can do is pump and pump for the tube, other days its a very long wall for you to carve.

Atmosphere

The Atmosphere is basicly snapper, greenmount and kirra all combined. ALOT of people but sometimes if you pull into a good wave that can be satisfying enough.

English (Translate this text in English): The Atmosphere is basicly snapper, greenmount and kirra all combined. ALOT of people but sometimes if you pull into a good wave that can be satisfying enough.

English (Translate this text in English): The Atmosphere is basicly snapper, greenmount and kirra all combined. ALOT of people but sometimes if you pull into a good wave that can be satisfying enough.

English (Translate this text in English): The Atmosphere is basicly snapper, greenmount and kirra all combined. ALOT of people but sometimes if you pull into a good wave that can be satisfying enough.

General

do not surf this break unless u want to walk all the way back up the beach(2km)after gettin the ride of ur life. but the walk is easly calmed by the great amount of gold coast girls sunbakeing before ur eyes(",)

English (Translate this text in English): do not surf this break unless u want to walk all the way back up the beach(2km)after gettin the ride of ur life. but the walk is easly calmed by the great amount of gold coast girls sunbakeing before ur eyes(",)

English (Translate this text in English): do not surf this break unless u want to walk all the way back up the beach(2km)after gettin the ride of ur life. but the walk is easly calmed by the great amount of gold coast girls sunbakeing before ur eyes(",)

English (Translate this text in English): do not surf this break unless u want to walk all the way back up the beach(2km)after gettin the ride of ur life. but the walk is easly calmed by the great amount of gold coast girls sunbakeing before ur eyes(",)

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ozsurfer101 avatar
Superbanks
De ozsurfer101
27 mars 2009
- Super banks 6-8 feet, tomorrow bigger!
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Superbanks
De Hannah1502
11 févr. 2009
- Such a great afternoon session. Didn't want it to end. Super long rides on the new mal.
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Superbanks
De houssy
5 oct. 2006
pumping -
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Voyage : Gold Coast marapr09
De ozsurfer101
Du 15 mars 2009 au 15 avril 2009
Big swells, more sand on Superbank makes for fatter waves, go down the coast, suffolk park good, also spooks
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By Anonymous , 18-05-2007

new moon - well, i once surfed superbank at 9 on a new moon and sometimes i catch it and go around australia and im back by the morning. Norms around 3-5 hour barrelss

By Anonymous , 16-12-2006

- Yeh i done the same. so fun. best at night cause it works then

By Anonymous , 01-12-2006

- no shit hey? me and my mates paddled in on a wave from south straddie and road it all the way to fingel heads! was the best ride aye!! got a 8ft barrel at night at d'bah just before fingal. Smoked a few durrays on our sick ride too. but u can get barrelled for 20mins at the superbank.

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