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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Mahambo

Madagascar

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 17° 28.733' S
Longitude: 49° 28.381' E

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 Access

Venture out in Mahambo village, ask the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): Venture out in Mahambo village, ask the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): Venture out in Mahambo village, ask the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): Venture out in Mahambo village, ask the locals.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerHollow, Fast, Fun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind directionNorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementDon't know

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Urchins
- Rips / undertow
- Rocks

 Additional Information

Peacefull. Can be dangerous, the hollow section breaks close to rocks, the flatter section is okay. 15min paddle to catch the wave. No surf shops, no renting areas, only a "family lik" surf school that opens only certain times of the year. Very remote area, don't get hurt the closest hospital is a 2h drive from here.

English (Translate this text in English): Peacefull. Can be dangerous, the hollow section breaks close to rocks, the flatter section is okay. 15min paddle to catch the wave. No surf shops, no renting areas, only a "family lik" surf school that opens only certain times of the year. Very remote area, don't get hurt the closest hospital is a 2h drive from here.

English (Translate this text in English): Peacefull. Can be dangerous, the hollow section breaks close to rocks, the flatter section is okay. 15min paddle to catch the wave. No surf shops, no renting areas, only a "family lik" surf school that opens only certain times of the year. Very remote area, don't get hurt the closest hospital is a 2h drive from here.

English (Translate this text in English): Peacefull. Can be dangerous, the hollow section breaks close to rocks, the flatter section is okay. 15min paddle to catch the wave. No surf shops, no renting areas, only a "family lik" surf school that opens only certain times of the year. Very remote area, don't get hurt the closest hospital is a 2h drive from here.

Atmosphere

Kind of secret spot, for nature worshipers only!
The locals try to keep it that way, let's respect that.

English (Translate this text in English): Kind of secret spot, for nature worshipers only!
The locals try to keep it that way, let's respect that.

English (Translate this text in English): Kind of secret spot, for nature worshipers only!
The locals try to keep it that way, let's respect that.

English (Translate this text in English): Kind of secret spot, for nature worshipers only!
The locals try to keep it that way, let's respect that.

General

Fantastic place to surf and to rest.

English (Translate this text in English): Fantastic place to surf and to rest.

English (Translate this text in English): Fantastic place to surf and to rest.

English (Translate this text in English): Fantastic place to surf and to rest.

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