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Charge down to Cape Shank. Located between Flinders and Gunna.
WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Schanck / The dank
Wave qualityRegional Classic
BottomReef (coral,sharp rocks etc..) with sand
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionLow tide only
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
-Do not go alone, very remote;
-Hard walk, cliffs;
-Difficult to get out the water;
-Cars have been stolen from car park;
-Shark feeling about;
Charge it......and get out safe. For true chargers only
This is a desolate place one of the only few left.....it looks so much like Uluwatu...big cliff - big surf....This place is a real swell magnet... seriously be careful...but charge it
Awesome...bring your gun...it looks small from cliff but it won’t be... trust....
By Anonymous , 13-05-2010
Sharky Shank right - In the 70s there was (and probably still is) a small right off a reef down a ways from the big left. Surfing one afternoon with me mate Kip and this shark jumped out of the wave face just as he missed the take off. No dolphin - definitely a 6' shark which followed us both in as we washed up on the rocks. Little brother Chris was watching from the top of the cliff and thought we were going to be eaten for sure. Didn't surf the right much after that.
By Anonymous , 25-09-2009
schankas - great waves,i'd say a light easterly would b ideal.gunna 6-10 ft. it'l be on.take a couple o extra inch's .not for amateurs.normally a great vibe amongst the crew to.c u out there.
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