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Latitude: 41° 49.922' N
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One of the best in corsica with "la parata " and "capo di feno" . The "ruppione" is in the south of the golf of Ajaccio. 20 minutes from¨Porticcio. follow the direction of Pietrosella. 5 minutes on the right after the round about of isolella.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
the Beach of "ruppione" has two spots, the best is near the rocks totaly on the left facing the water, the wave closes around a big rock wich makes it more powerfull and produces a nice left. you also have a chanel to go out!!
and the second spot is totaly on the opposite right of the beach, more like a beach sand( can be just as good if the swell comes more from the west.
park your car where ever you can but you can drive directly on the beach by turning right, right after a restaurant called "l'auberge du ruppione!! Good vibes, respect surf priorities especially with locals. but nice!!
I live right on top of the spot, you can have waves all year long but more frenquently on fall, winter and spring time.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 24-09-2006
thanks - I was blessed to have a really nice day in Rupionne this summer. (rent your stuff at "Centre Nautique", a surfshop in Porticcio if necessary)
By Anonymous , 07-08-2006
bogus - That second picture is of an african guy (in west africa). I've seen this photo many times before. It is NOT corsica...don't know about the first pic , though.
By Mel(M) email@example.com , 07-08-2006
Ruppione - The surfie in the pic. dated 2004-06-02 has got a really weird hair-do & he`s surfing on a tray?!!!?? This could be the worlds 1st 'surfing waiter'!
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