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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 33° 38.389' S
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Drive into sth Avalon slsc car park and look out to the SE of the surf club and about 400m SE off the pool.
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name LA
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Powerful, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
Suited to a bodyboard and a shortboard. This compares to Shark island on it's day.
As a local, I have never seen an L.A lineup with more than about 20 people. If you are a blow-in, respect the locals and don't snake.
Fun to surf in 2-4ft swell, once it starts getting bigger you would need to have had practice surfing it beforehand. The only downside is that it is shorter than most waves of it's class.
By Hypto_Krypto_Shredder , 5 Apr
- Locals only
By Anonymous , 13-09-2010
- my name is nick and i live at casula about 1.5hrs west of LA. Me and my cousin ray drive to avalon and regulate LA when its 4ft+ you might recognise the two greek sick cunts next time respect us or get dropped in on. greeks rule
By Anonymous , 10-06-2009
- i live here and the older locals get every wave.
you need to hassle to get waves even if you do live here.
by sitting and waiting your turn you might get one average wave in asurf when its good
if your charging then you will get waves thats the only way you will ever get respect off the locals.
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