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Latitude: 0° 37.641' S
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By Car from the city of Port-gentil
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityTotally Epic
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest
Good wind directionSouth
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Very Hollow and Powerfull Very strong and dangerous current
Can be Pipeline-like
Take many boards
A lot of solidarity
By Anonymous , 23-11-2009
Was fun - Surfed here 5 times in a week when working from POG. Mostly small and punchy. One morning was about 4 feet (1.5 times overhead) and hollow as hell. There was a wave breaking in front of the sea wall which was spitting so hard. The peaks were shifting and yes I would say that anyone can surf this wave, but only really experienced surfers can get barelled as they are hard to make. Would definately go back again if given the chance as was empty every day. Got a sharky vibe there though....Happy surfin.
By G.Lopez , 12-05-2009
Cap Lopez, Gabon is NOT pipeline~like! - It's C.Lopez & it's too small for Island~style ratings. I should know since I'm G.Lopez, I've surfed pipe~line, & that's on Oahu, Hawaii!!
By Arnaud.B , 21-08-2007
Gabon - POG - HI, je surfe à pog depuis 1année. La vague du Cap lopez est bonne, quand c'est gros il vaut mieu utilisé une board avec du volume car ça creuse. Pour les petits jours, un fish est mieu.
Un petit bonjour a tous les riders gabonais dotn Alec.
Peace & surf
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