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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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 Poipu

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 21° 52.495' N
Longitude: 159° 27.567' W

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 Access

park in the hotel parking lot,then walk accross the grass to the beach

English (Translate this text in English): park in the hotel parking lot,then walk accross the grass to the beach

English (Translate this text in English): park in the hotel parking lot,then walk accross the grass to the beach

English (Translate this text in English): park in the hotel parking lot,then walk accross the grass to the beach

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Inside Poipu

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerHollow

Normal length

Good day length

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast

Good wind directionNorthWest, West

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

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks
- Localism
- Sharks

 Additional Information

On the inside reef, good short hollow wave thats very shallow. only surfable at high tide. The outside break is crumbly and invested with longboarders.barrels on the outside section,theres also a way outside section called crits,epect 15+ on big days there,dont worry thuogh are palers though.

English (Translate this text in English): On the inside reef, good short hollow wave thats very shallow. only surfable at high tide. The outside break is crumbly and invested with longboarders.barrels on the outside section,theres also a way outside section called crits,epect 15+ on big days there,dont worry thuogh are palers though.

English (Translate this text in English): On the inside reef, good short hollow wave thats very shallow. only surfable at high tide. The outside break is crumbly and invested with longboarders.barrels on the outside section,theres also a way outside section called crits,epect 15+ on big days there,dont worry thuogh are palers though.

English (Translate this text in English): On the inside reef, good short hollow wave thats very shallow. only surfable at high tide. The outside break is crumbly and invested with longboarders.barrels on the outside section,theres also a way outside section called crits,epect 15+ on big days there,dont worry thuogh are palers though.

Atmosphere

General

it has a fun inside

English (Translate this text in English): it has a fun inside

English (Translate this text in English): it has a fun inside

English (Translate this text in English): it has a fun inside

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Poipu
By SoCaliSurfer
May 24, 2005
Only Kauai Trip -
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By Anonymous , 14-02-2007

- how consistent is this spot?, i will be visiting during the last week of march and i wanted to know what are some good waves to surf with good vibes. give thanks

By FB , 03-07-2006

that outside spot - no one seems to mention "volkswagen rock" which pops its ugly head when the place gets rock'n.

By motherfucker , 23-11-2005

shithouse - fuck waiohai and all the fucken dickdraggers who float around out there. and hollow? who are you kiddin buddy?

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