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Latitude: 41° 59.91' N
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From Vigo (Pontevedra) you drive in the highway to Bayona. In the south of Bayona, is a city called Santa Maria de Oya, at the left of this little bay you can see the wave breaking on rocks, at 150m from the coast. Is a big left, you must avoid a rock in front of you.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionHigh tide only
Best tide movementFalling tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Interesting take-off into a big barrel, good for bodyboarders
The best and most powerfull left in the area.
By jim santa cruz, ca , 13-05-2007
Mavericks? - I live near half moon bay. and this looks nothing like mavericks, one of the best paddle-in big waves of the world. i truly appreciate that everyone knows california breaks but you might consider trying them out before jumping to huge comparisons. I mean it does look technical, but the size and type of wave don't look similar to any extent.
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