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Latitude: 29° 16.473' S
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Ask locals where the point lookout is. When you arrive at the point lookout you wil see a track (car) leading out towards the rock groin. After a 30 second driver you will come across a car park area. Park the car, jump over the rocks and tehre she is. After a short walk (bring thongs) to the tripod (you can hang thongs there) you are basically right there. (bring cheap thongs because minehave been stolen)
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Alternative name The Bay
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerPowerful, Fun, Ledgey
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
It's a fantastic wave on a good day which walls up nicely but mostly tends to be fat and a fade out.
On the holidays heaps of tourists pass through here and that can get really annoying
Its our local and yeah...its not bad ay good for a day of fun :) P.s Don't cause too much of a commotion out in the water because I've seen visiters sent in.
By Anonymous , 15-08-2009
awesome spot - i surfed this spot earlier in the year when i was up in dongara for a long weekend. i surfed it twice while i was up there and it was sick! glassy 6ft+ sets coming through, perfect left walls. best surf in my life. Sick spot.
By Anonymous , 07-04-2009
Map - could someone please put up a GPS map location thing so i can see where this place is? thanks
By Dunky , 25-06-2008
Great WA Classic - I reckon this is a great wave have surfed it most times when heading up the coast on hols. Locals are cool spoke to one of the blokes who built the tripod great Aussie ingenuity. Just don't be a wanker and hassel for waves. I looked pretty stupid on my first surf there walking out bare foot getting reef cuts not knowing what the tripod was for, thought fairdinkum these locals have tough feet.
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