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Drive 1000kms from Muscat through the empty quarter. Then drive out of Salalah, through military checkpoints, to just short of Yemen Border, turn down unmarked dirt road, drive 20 kms down steep muddy track (monson season-4wd only)
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
Quality beachie, inside trench can make for long periods caught inside.
Will only work when the monsoons are present in upper Indian ocean, generally this coincides with little chance of offshores. No local surfers at all & apparently surfed only a handful of times (surfed by Surfer Mag crew). The locals are really nice, so be sure to reciprocate.
Good adventure, but don't expect Indo quality.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 01-08-2005
How's the surf? - Every place around Oman looks great for wind surfing but how is it for just surfing? Where the hell does a guy get a surfboard around there?
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