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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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 Marengo (2nd section of beach)

Australia, VIC, Melbourne West

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Go past the sand spit and paddle out to the sand bar ( it's in line with the 1st reef and goes parallel to the shore)

English (Translate this text in English): Go past the sand spit and paddle out to the sand bar ( it's in line with the 1st reef and goes parallel to the shore)

English (Translate this text in English): Go past the sand spit and paddle out to the sand bar ( it's in line with the 1st reef and goes parallel to the shore)

English (Translate this text in English): Go past the sand spit and paddle out to the sand bar ( it's in line with the 1st reef and goes parallel to the shore)

DistanceWeek-end trip

WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualitySloppy

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionLow tide only

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

Watch out for the STRONG crosshore currents.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for the STRONG crosshore currents.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for the STRONG crosshore currents.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for the STRONG crosshore currents.

Atmosphere

Usually friendly, but sometimes it can get a bit competitive, no aggro involved though.

English (Translate this text in English): Usually friendly, but sometimes it can get a bit competitive, no aggro involved though.

English (Translate this text in English): Usually friendly, but sometimes it can get a bit competitive, no aggro involved though.

English (Translate this text in English): Usually friendly, but sometimes it can get a bit competitive, no aggro involved though.

General

Good spot for everyone.

English (Translate this text in English): Good spot for everyone.

English (Translate this text in English): Good spot for everyone.

English (Translate this text in English): Good spot for everyone.

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By backdoor bob , 10-04-2007

thats it - im a marengo local and thats sure is a pic of breaksurfed it twice yesterday.... just a bit bigger than that

By alex@sonet.net.au , 09-12-2004

rotto action!!!!!! - yep that sure is rotto box, west oz. no point in keeping it quite though, not many people put it to use. its right on the tip of the island in fish hook bay and is pretty out there. the right is as heavy as anywhere in the world, can handle 5m swell and sucks dry. if you can make the drop on the nugget youre god! try

By anonymous , 18-11-2004

- Mate that pics not from marengo nuffin like it punk get a job.

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