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Latitude: 36° 53.856' S
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Once getting to Merimbula, head to the Aquarium. From there you can see the wave
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityWorld Class
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good swell directionSouthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
This wave is one of Australia's classic lefthanders, but it is extrmely fickle.
During school hoildays and after school, all the local gromets surf this place. Also there are a lot of surf skis and mals to contend with.
Very fickle location, but when it gets good, it is a absloute joy to surf, looonnnnggggg and perfect. Very fun
Merimula is a beautiful place to just hang out, with a few other top surf spots as well. When Merimula bar gets good, it gets very crowded, so you have to just be patient. A classic wave, and worth the trip to the place.
By Anonymous , 02-04-2009
answer to ur question - to answer ur question mate i'd say its all up too you, the bar is pretty fickle, u might get a sick swell u can tear up on ur shortboard or something smaller that u'd be better off on a fish with but i would say check the forecast and bring the board for the conditions.
By Dan , 03-11-2008
groms questions - hey im a grom coming up from vicco with my mates family, i read the prior comments dw i will be respectful. because im going with another family i only want to bring one board i was wondering if i was better bring my fish or a shortboard?
appericate if you anwser back thanks,
p.s are there many sharks?
By Anonymous , 21-12-2007
packed - although it is a bloody good wave in the summer time it is packed from all the viccos. can get a cool current in summer. most of the time its worth goin over to short point for less crouded shories
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