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Latitude: 19° 36.397' N
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Right in front of the Banyon tree. You'll see it from the main road. Right in front of Kona Bali Kai condos.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Ordinary, Ledgey
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
It's hollow, shallow, and super fun. Lots of fish and REALLY clear. A really fun wave, especially when nothing else is breaking.
Don't drop in on anybody. ALso, if you wipe out on the take off, immediatly paddle to the channel. I learned the hard way and got finned in the calf.
Really fun. Nice little pits. Watch out for the rock on last part of the left.
By canada , 25-12-2010
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By Anonymous , 22-03-2010
banyans at 5ft+ - surfed last 2 days visiting. nice overhead bombs. at the point line-up they suck out over the rocks so you have to know what you're doing. inside and middle break are easier and still get nice lefts. watch the rocks at low tide. definitely best at mid to high tide. falling tide kills it.
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