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Latitude: 33° 32.93' S
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Three bears is between Yalingup and Sugerloaf rock, are are a few ways to get there, but you need a 4x4 and it can get really crowded in summer. Find out how to get there when you get here.
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerFast, Powerful, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest, South
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
Three Bears consists of three waves Babys, Mamas and Papas (although there is also grandpapas as well). Papas is an average wave, where as Mamas is really good on mid to small swells, with a nice left tube and wall (rights are also possible). Babies is a good peak on a small swell, with the left slightly longer.Babies is great when the sewll gets around 6 foot and really smokes with long rides and great tubes.
Usually cool. But if the swell is small and in summer time or on the weekend it is crazy, with plenty of mals as well. It is incredible that for a difficult-to-get-to spot there can be so many people!
Picks up about as much if not more swell as margaret river. Can get Very big on an average sized swell with powerfull rogues and cleanup sets. Starts closing out at about 2.5 - 3m swell (8-10ft wave). Sick if you get it big and uncrowded
By Anonymous , 14-02-2010
Baby Bear - ...and the Papa Bear said to the Mama Bear, "Who's been eating my porridge?"
By Jake , 11-10-2009
- I don't think it matters when you come down here.
Its always going to be busy
Something we all have to get used to.
Bit of a shame though when the city attitude and vibe comes down south
Where everybody local likes a bit of a chat the city crew just think they are so cool.
Spoilt by Mummy and Daddy since day 1
By Anonymous , 22-12-2006
east coast pussy reefs??????????? - have you surfed outer barrier reef? 12-15 ft cronulla reefs / bommies covered in urchin? 6-8ft barnacle encrusted shark island? cave ridden voodoo?south coast barrells of potholes, guillos, razors etc etc????? stick to what you know and you will be ok. you think the locals here in wa are nasty? go to these places and see how you go!
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