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Latitude: 28° 3.336' N
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In Playa de Las Americas 150 meters south of Hooters. Look for the man made tide pool and the large volcanic rock (El Dedo) sticking up 3 meters in the air.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name el dedo - Playa America
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
This is a decent wave with a mellow vibe. It has a short ledgey left and a longer wally right. When the waves are big and the planets align the right can connect with an inside section that is duly named Jefferys.
I give this wave a 4.5, 6 on its best day. 10 would be Jefferys bay in S.A.
In General this is the non locals (non native) wave. Just about everybody that surfs here is relaxed. This is due to the other spots being highly localized. It is Not the best wave in the area but will be less crowded and less competetive.
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