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Latitude: 35° 33.409' S
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Follow the directions to Sandy Bay, park, then walk onto the beach, then walk into the water, then get onto your board, then paddle out to the break, then surf it.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Sandy Bay
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Ordinary, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good swell directionEast, NorthEast
Good wind directionWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Sandy bay is the coolest bay around man.
By Anonymous , 17 Mar
Nw coast - Spent two years on this coast. I never got good waves. I take that back. On rare occasions I got good waves. Mostly closed out beach breaks. The Gold Coast of Australia is way better. I live hear now. I can actually get waves on a regular basis. Waste of time living here. I was an idiot for thinking there was good surf up here!
By Stefan , 17-05-2010
It sucks for tourists - Sandies is full of groms who won't hesitate to drop in on travelling surfers. Also don't try to have them on about drop ins/snaking because theyll just get you even more. I spent about a month there during the summer and the waves were occasionally good but I never seemed to get any sets because of all the little s#!t$ stealing them.
If u want a few waves go somewhere like oceans where u will get way more swell, good banks and mellower locals.
By Anonymous , 29-09-2009
Go somewhere else! - Yeh, I agree. Travelling surfers should go up north to some other beach, nothing to see here folks , nothing to see here...
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