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Latitude: 12° 21.9' S
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This spot is found almost exactly halfway down the long sandy beach between Punta Rocas and Punta Negra. Usually identifiable by a high concentration of surfers. Form the hights of Punta Rocas, Expolsivos can be seen peeling of a sand-bar in the middle of the beach.
Easy to find?
Good day length
Good swell direction, , ,
Good wind direction,
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
This spot does not hold big swell, so when other spots (especially the point breaks) are not working head for Explosivos.
Get out there early as the frequent onshore winds (even very light ones) can spoil this wave.
When it is working it gets pretty competitive - especially as it is a favourite haunt of body-boarders.
Explosivos produces short, fast rides often giving perfect barrels before 'exploding' onto the shore-break. Broken boards (not to mention bones) occur due to the shallowness of the water. When it is good - it is very good.
By the tubemonster , 26-03-2007
yeah whatever, you spongehumpers - looks pretty surfable to me...don't forget kneeboarding, a pretty good choice between shark biscuits and footboarding. KBers would kill this break
By REPOSTER , 08-06-2006
REPOST - AHH BY THE WAY: I DONT WANT YOUR RESPECT AND I DONT GIVE A SHIT OF WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT ME
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