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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 26° 48.395' S
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Go to Kings Beach (in Caloundra), drive along toward Happy Valley, turn into Doogle St.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name The Groyne / Cunjies
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ledgey
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthEast
Good wind directionNorth
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
When you surf this spot, do not go out with fear or you will get heavily punished, don't catch waves which break in the middle of the rocks. Make sure you have experience, WARNING: beginners will not survive the break, experienced riders only.
Nugget & Lester say :
Not really a standup wave unless it's turned on and the tides high, so predominantly a booger wave. Can get really heavy when the swell turns on. Best quality when 2-3ft+.
It is a rocky boat ramp which is never used, the bottom is covered in urchins and sharp rocks covered in barnicles, in overcast weather expect the odd shark or two, if shark shows up, slowly leave the water and tell the lifeguard.
I think this spot is the most wedging left on the sunshine coast, it holds a hollow but fast and heavy barrel.
Nugget & Lester say :
I love this spot but it can get really scary when it's heavy because it sucks out to dry rock shelf. Also, there is a peer of rocks in front of you so you have to make it past those.
By Tez , 02-03-2010
need some advice - hey guys just wonderin if any one could give me some advice to surfin' the groyne for the first time? had plenty of fun at other breaks, just wonderin if someone could give us a heads up about where to acces the break, where to take off, all that good stuff, cheers.
By zac , 16-05-2008
wer bts this - hey im coming over from w.a to stay in clontarf for a few weeks. can any one help me out and tell me about how long it wold talk to get there from clontarf
By manly sider , 09-04-2008
it's Cunji - or Cunjevoi.I grew up on the Sunny coast bodyboarding this spot when it was on. Every trip back however there's never any swell... I think the title's a bit shit though, any time I've hit bottom it's always been quite soft compared to coral or exposed rock reefs
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