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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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 Lumio

France, Corsica

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 42° 34.967' N
Longitude: 8° 48' E

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located in Lumio, a village near Calvi, in the north of Corsica, the region is La Balagne.
from Calvi, take the road direction Ile Rousse, in Lumio, turn left in direction of the beach, before to arrive at the Mata-Hari beach, turn right to reach the old tower, the wave is just here.

English (Translate this text in English): located in Lumio, a village near Calvi, in the north of Corsica, the region is La Balagne.<br />from Calvi, take the road direction Ile Rousse, in Lumio, turn left in direction of the beach, before to arrive at the Mata-Hari beach, turn right to reach the old tower, the wave is just here.

English (Translate this text in English): located in Lumio, a village near Calvi, in the north of Corsica, the region is La Balagne.&lt;br &#47;&gt;from Calvi, take the road direction Ile Rousse, in Lumio, turn left in direction of the beach, before to arrive at the Mata-Hari beach, turn right to reach the old tower, the wave is just here.

English (Translate this text in English): located in Lumio, a village near Calvi, in the north of Corsica, the region is La Balagne.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;from Calvi, take the road direction Ile Rousse, in Lumio, turn left in direction of the beach, before to arrive at the Mata-Hari beach, turn right to reach the old tower, the wave is just here.

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name "26 Août"

Surf Spot Quality

Wave quality

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypePoint-break

DirectionRight

BottomFlat rocks

PowerHollow

Normal lengthShort (&lt; 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthWest, South

Good wind direction

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

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rocks

 Additional Information

Acces on the left side, there is a big flat rock, very friendly, then a current take you to the peak, get inside without fear, there are 2 meter water.

English (Translate this text in English): Acces on the left side, there is a big flat rock, very friendly, then a current take you to the peak, get inside without fear, there are 2 meter water.

English (Translate this text in English): Acces on the left side, there is a big flat rock, very friendly, then a current take you to the peak, get inside without fear, there are 2 meter water.

English (Translate this text in English): Acces on the left side, there is a big flat rock, very friendly, then a current take you to the peak, get inside without fear, there are 2 meter water.

Atmosphere

I discover this spot the 26/08/1994, after 20 years of holidays in this region and so I decided to give it a name!
I talk with local surfers, they never has seen this wave before.
Beautiful site with this old tower, in front of Calvi.

English (Translate this text in English): I discover this spot the 26/08/1994, after 20 years of holidays in this region and so I decided to give it a name!<br />I talk with local surfers, they never has seen this wave before.<br />Beautiful site with this old tower, in front of Calvi.

English (Translate this text in English): I discover this spot the 26&#47;08&#47;1994, after 20 years of holidays in this region and so I decided to give it a name!&lt;br &#47;&gt;I talk with local surfers, they never has seen this wave before.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Beautiful site with this old tower, in front of Calvi.

English (Translate this text in English): I discover this spot the 26&amp;#47;08&amp;#47;1994, after 20 years of holidays in this region and so I decided to give it a name!&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;I talk with local surfers, they never has seen this wave before.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Beautiful site with this old tower, in front of Calvi.

General

good wave but only without wind,
the wind destroys complety the beautiful shape of this wave.

English (Translate this text in English): good wave but only without wind,<br />the wind destroys complety the beautiful shape of this wave.

English (Translate this text in English): good wave but only without wind,&lt;br &#47;&gt;the wind destroys complety the beautiful shape of this wave.

English (Translate this text in English): good wave but only without wind,&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;the wind destroys complety the beautiful shape of this wave.

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By valerie.hukalo@aol.com , 31-03-2001

more about the spot - check the site: http://www.multimania.com/valeriehukalo

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