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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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 Iraklio beach

Greece, Crete Island

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is near iraklio:the spot is in the northeast naxos.from hora is 1,30 min with bus to apollona

English (Translate this text in English): is near iraklio:the spot is in the northeast naxos.from hora is 1,30 min with bus to apollona

English (Translate this text in English): is near iraklio:the spot is in the northeast naxos.from hora is 1,30 min with bus to apollona

English (Translate this text in English): is near iraklio:the spot is in the northeast naxos.from hora is 1,30 min with bus to apollona

DistanceIn the city

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name iraklio

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight

BottomFlat rocks with sand

PowerOrdinary

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthEast

Good wind directionSouth

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

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Best tide movement

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Week crowdCrowded

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

locals law.ask first

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Atmosphere

good right wave

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General

i never surf there. but i know where is.secret and silence

English (Translate this text in English): i never surf there. but i know where is.secret and silence

English (Translate this text in English): i never surf there. but i know where is.secret and silence

English (Translate this text in English): i never surf there. but i know where is.secret and silence

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By Aurus , 17-08-2010

session - I'll come in Iraklio during a week in Sept. and looking for a board. Any possibility to rent one?

By Anonymous , 18-11-2007

bogus spot and pics - ...once again some bogus spots, these spots are italy (sardinia), NOT crete...too much wind for a wave to look like that! funny posting you have here! F.A.

By moasnj@hotmail.com , 21-08-2006

looking for a board - ck - im making my first trip to crete in two days from the states. i've been surfing my entire life and would love to make it out for a couple of sessions while there. i've read all these postings and im curious what the deal is. i need to get a hold of a board while im out there - any suggestions - i thought there was a shop in chania?!? thanks for any help you or anyone can offer. peace. mo

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