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Latitude: 32° 52.827' S
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along the Westall Way Tourist Drive. This tourist drive is made along a well maintained dirt road that takes in the coastal scenery of areas known to locals as High Cliff, The Granites, Smooth Pool, Yanerbie Sand hills and Speeds Point.long dirt track park over looking the high cliff sand dune...
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest
Good wind directionNorth, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
It's closer to Streaky on the Smoothpools road. works best in a big swell. Handling SE-E winds Granites has different moods according to the size of the swell. Section and fat Granites is a good fun left that has plenty of variation. This spot can be crowded with Streaky locals and campers.
If you manage to hook up with an old local bloke called Wayne he lives in a bus and has a load of bizzar animals living with him cammels, goats etc etc... mention Bristol and cozz from u.k. he may remember us and taking us to a spot near granites called tractors, where er both paddled out alone with wayne watching from his truck with a pair of binoculars, a couple of waves later and wayne is waving and shouting "get out get out!" he'd seen a massive dorsel fin about 200metres away from us, turned out a diver had been nearly attacked that day too...
By kevin7 , 05-01-2012
Granites - Surfed here just after xmas 2011 at about 3 ft, being an older but newcomer to surfing it was the best wave i have riden to date, does not seem to work under 3 ft and dodgey take off but if u make it rewarded with a super left. If u have a forign accent watch out for Wayne as he will think u are rich and try to sell u some land.
By Anonymous , 19-08-2010
Locals under the water! - We surfed Granites a couple of months ago and got some resonably good waves. Like the locals say it has its days. You can get there on a good swell and think it all gona be set up but then find its breakin weird. We surfed it with only 10 others and did a lot of driving around to other spots even right up to Ceduna. Its a pretty rugged coastline but for me too much driving and too sharky.
By Anonymous , 13-04-2010
yeehaa - Yeah smooth pool lefts- bit fat but surf it by yourself. Harder to line up than it looks as you pull up to the top of the hill. Spooky alright but so is anywhere round here with no one else out. Lots of nooks and crannies but most stay to granites. Good fishing and abs too, if wacko wayne hasn't poached 'em all.
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