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Spot is actually in Esperance but Fitzgerald River is closest. Take boat and ask locals in Esperance for directions.
DistanceSell the house, wife and kids
WalkLong walk (>30 mn)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessBy boat only
Alternative name Clops/Cyclops/CT
Wave qualityTotally Epic
ExperiencePros or kamikaze only...
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ledgey, Slab
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising tide
To surf cyclops you must be a highly experienced water athlete(surfer/bodyboarder). When starting at cyclops, i recomend taking the smaller sets, even though they are all a fucking slab of concrete. Most people pull into the wave from the shoulder, but if you are a CRAZY FUCKING MEGADETH charger, you can acid drop down the face of the wave. Always remember when surfing cyclops, be prepared to stack. You have to take a day trip from Esperance, and get out there by boat. Esperance is 6 hours drive from Perth. So, to get out there is a trek from mainland, so you will have to take a boat, but anyway, you probably won't find it.
Cyclops is the heaviest wave in OZ. To attempt this break you must be a very experienced water athlete (surfer/bodyboarder). Personally i have been knocked out, broken my collar bone and my right wrist at cyclops. I also have had 16 stitches in my head, and 20 on my leg from cyclops.
Crazy wave. Cyclops isn't for the faint hearted! It is featured in movement magazine, there you can see it's fury, even breaking Jackos back! If you are game enough to try to find this break to surf it, good luck!! Cyclops is the most hyped least surfed wave in the world. It's extremely heavy with massive amounts of water unloading on shallow reef. Cyclops is definitely Australia’s heaviest wave to date.
By sir charge allot , 30-03-2012
clops local - had a bash out at clops this morning. wasnt too bad. nice and heavy.
stay away from it. you will never find it, the location on here is not correct, dont bother asking locals either. its the only true secret spot left.
By Anonymous , 20-07-2010
commercialised by faggot pros - am i the only person left in australia sick of pro surfers exposing breaks for their own benifit and then running to the pub(or gaybar i suspect for some)and acting like the world owes them something?wake the fuck up and surf for yourself not money at least have some humility,reckon thats a big ask for 50% of em.
By Anonymous , 03-05-2010
Location! - hey my name is miles and iv always wondered where this crazy break is? Is it off one of the islands of esperance?
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