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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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 Cathedral rock

Australia, WA, Perth City, Rottnest-Island

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 32° 1.245' S
Longitude: 115° 26.959' E

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catch the first rottnest bus out to west end hop off an look straight out to see ull seee it cranking

English (Translate this text in English): catch the first rottnest bus out to west end hop off an look straight out to see ull seee it cranking

English (Translate this text in English): catch the first rottnest bus out to west end hop off an look straight out to see ull seee it cranking

English (Translate this text in English): catch the first rottnest bus out to west end hop off an look straight out to see ull seee it cranking

DistanceDay trip

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessBy boat only

 Surf Spot Characteristics

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Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-coral

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerFast, Powerful, Ledgey

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide positionMid tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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- Urchins
- Rocks
- Sharks

 Additional Information

take off deep an ur in for a big pit look out for the ledge tho can be bit deadly on a real low tide. Can hold heacy SW swells. Come here when Stricklands turns onshore.

English (Translate this text in English): take off deep an ur in for a big pit look out for the ledge tho can be bit deadly on a real low tide. Can hold heacy SW swells. Come here when Stricklands turns onshore.

English (Translate this text in English): take off deep an ur in for a big pit look out for the ledge tho can be bit deadly on a real low tide. Can hold heacy SW swells. Come here when Stricklands turns onshore.

English (Translate this text in English): take off deep an ur in for a big pit look out for the ledge tho can be bit deadly on a real low tide. Can hold heacy SW swells. Come here when Stricklands turns onshore.

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good day out when ther is no surf in perth an u dont want to drive down south for 3 hours

English (Translate this text in English): good day out when ther is no surf in perth an u dont want to drive down south for 3 hours

English (Translate this text in English): good day out when ther is no surf in perth an u dont want to drive down south for 3 hours

English (Translate this text in English): good day out when ther is no surf in perth an u dont want to drive down south for 3 hours

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By Anonymous , 21-01-2008

whitey - Check this Footage from WA Fisheries Camera at Cathedral Rocks.

Big isnt he?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R5-pQYoV6I

By Anonymous , 13-08-2007

peaky - next break along will have you reaching for a clean pair of bordies if you catch it on a big day as we did.

By Shark hunter , 08-04-2007

Look out - Look out for the resident whitey that lurks around this stretch hes always patrolling looking out for a snoozing seal that live around this break!!!

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