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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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 Backyards

Australia, VIC, Western Victoria

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BAckyards is located about 10 drive east of Warrnambool. Head towards lake Gillear and follow the track until it ends. park car then walk about 100 to edge of cliff and look down,you can miss it

English (Translate this text in English): BAckyards is located about 10 drive east of Warrnambool. Head towards lake Gillear and follow the track until it ends. park car then walk about 100 to edge of cliff and look down,you can miss it

English (Translate this text in English): BAckyards is located about 10 drive east of Warrnambool. Head towards lake Gillear and follow the track until it ends. park car then walk about 100 to edge of cliff and look down,you can miss it

English (Translate this text in English): BAckyards is located about 10 drive east of Warrnambool. Head towards lake Gillear and follow the track until it ends. park car then walk about 100 to edge of cliff and look down,you can miss it

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerOrdinary

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast, East

Good wind directionNorth, NorthEast

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

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rocks
- Localism

 Additional Information

to get down to the water you have to follow the track to the east a little and you'll find a litte rock you can scale down to a grass part where you can leave your shit there. from here just follow the worn track down to the water.

English (Translate this text in English): to get down to the water you have to follow the track to the east a little and you'll find a litte rock you can scale down to a grass part where you can leave your shit there. from here just follow the worn track down to the water.

English (Translate this text in English): to get down to the water you have to follow the track to the east a little and you'll find a litte rock you can scale down to a grass part where you can leave your shit there. from here just follow the worn track down to the water.

English (Translate this text in English): to get down to the water you have to follow the track to the east a little and you'll find a litte rock you can scale down to a grass part where you can leave your shit there. from here just follow the worn track down to the water.

Atmosphere

one of the few fun lefts in the area

English (Translate this text in English): one of the few fun lefts in the area

English (Translate this text in English): one of the few fun lefts in the area

English (Translate this text in English): one of the few fun lefts in the area

General

about 1 km down the coast you'll find a much hollower left with no way of getting down. still iteresting to watch

English (Translate this text in English): about 1 km down the coast you'll find a much hollower left with no way of getting down. still iteresting to watch

English (Translate this text in English): about 1 km down the coast you'll find a much hollower left with no way of getting down. still iteresting to watch

English (Translate this text in English): about 1 km down the coast you'll find a much hollower left with no way of getting down. still iteresting to watch

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By rick , 10-12-2006

false - nobody own the ocean!!

By owner , 09-12-2006

mine - i own this wave and the land around it

By pete sydney , 03-12-2006

heavy locals - i had my window smashed by someone whilst surfing at this spot then i went out that night in Warrnambool and got punched out after my second beer.

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