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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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 Faro de Trafalgar

Spain, Andalucia

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 36° 11.017' N
Longitude: 6° 2.174' W

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If you are in Barbate (Cadiz) take the road towards Canos de Meca. When you arrive you will be able to see the Lighthouse (Faro de Trafalgar) The spot is to the right of this Lighthouse.

English (Translate this text in English): If you are in Barbate (Cadiz) take the road towards Canos de Meca. When you arrive you will be able to see the Lighthouse (Faro de Trafalgar) The spot is to the right of this Lighthouse.

English (Translate this text in English): If you are in Barbate (Cadiz) take the road towards Canos de Meca. When you arrive you will be able to see the Lighthouse (Faro de Trafalgar) The spot is to the right of this Lighthouse.

English (Translate this text in English): If you are in Barbate (Cadiz) take the road towards Canos de Meca. When you arrive you will be able to see the Lighthouse (Faro de Trafalgar) The spot is to the right of this Lighthouse.

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Powerful

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

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Best tide movement

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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 Additional Information

More like a spot for spongers. Very hollow, fast, and powerful...easily cracks surfboards.
Careful with leaving the car on the road to the lighthouse...

English (Translate this text in English): More like a spot for spongers. Very hollow, fast, and powerful...easily cracks surfboards.<br />Careful with leaving the car on the road to the lighthouse...

English (Translate this text in English): More like a spot for spongers. Very hollow, fast, and powerful...easily cracks surfboards.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Careful with leaving the car on the road to the lighthouse...

English (Translate this text in English): More like a spot for spongers. Very hollow, fast, and powerful...easily cracks surfboards.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Careful with leaving the car on the road to the lighthouse...

Atmosphere

Not many people ever.
Don´t fuck about with locals!

English (Translate this text in English): Not many people ever.<br />Don´t fuck about with locals!

English (Translate this text in English): Not many people ever.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Don´t fuck about with locals!

English (Translate this text in English): Not many people ever.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Don´t fuck about with locals!

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By anonymous , 31-10-2005

ADVERTENCIA LOCAL - Locals very very dangerous

By anonymous , 16-05-2005

listen - just right wave ..reef break !!!!!like indo wave with a good swell ....when you stay in the line up you can touch the reef with the fins ...so dangerous but perrfect and fast ....dont fall ..take a look after and in ront canos there are alot of reef secret local spot

By docsurf , 30-12-2004

Thumping beachbreak - I was there in Nov 2002. Thumping beachbreak. If you are going to surf it, you had better charge hard! Always bigger than surrounding spots. It is just north of el faro

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