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Latitude: 28° 15.525' N
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Patricks has a parking lot right in front of the main break. You can also walk 40 meters in either direction and catch a few other good breaks
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Patricks
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell direction
Good wind directionSouth
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Make sure when you go to Patricks you park in the southern parking lot, otherwise you'll end up paying for your session.
This spot seemed like a good place for beginning surfers to get there feet wet. While the waves aren't perfect and peeling, the had form and shape, letting some of the less talented groms get up and move a round.
Overall the spot seemed like a chilled and relaxed place if you want to surf with just a few friends. If you're looking for a spot to get away from people during the week or only see a few locals on the weekend, Patrick's is the place to go for a few fun waves
By mottyb , 24-07-2010
Fun but sharky - Surfed Patricks twice, nice sandbar break. Saw sharks both times. One was about 5 foot, Spinner hanging around in the shallows for twenty minutes or more.
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