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Latitude: 34° 10.885' S
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Out on the cape
Easy to find?
Alternative name Factory
Power, , ,
Good day length
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Good Especially for experienced surfers but can be very dangerous.
One of the classic bigger wave spots - you'll need all your paddling strength here on big days.
Crazy wave, bset left to professionals.
By anonymous , 05-03-2005
Conditions needed - Crayfish Factory only realy works during the winter when clean 16-18 sec. groundswell is running in a 10 - 25ft swell size. Best with a Light NW wind and a more Southerly swell direction.Dont paddle out on a small board (under a 8ft!) you will get worked. Has become quite crowded on resent and and has claimed a fair share of victims in its time. Handle with care and be surfing fit!
By anonymous , 24-02-2005
rates high - surfed the factory heaps in the old days and it got to be one of CT's best . Come to think of it it's better big wave than nearly all Oz . ..... nearly .... but then it's so consistent ..hhmmm
By anonymous , 19-02-2005
- dont even try this spot unless you have experience in big wave ya'll hear! You have been warned!
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