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Latitude: 17° 52.004' S
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It's at "The End Of The Road" on the Tahiti south road (and then a long paddle out to the reef!).
Easy to find?
Alternative name Ohopoo
Good day length
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Surfed by locals, this wave was revealed to the world surfing community in 1997. Truely awesome, bigger, more hollow, and more dangerous than Pipeline: get the picture? Surf here at your own risk. At the take off : do NOT hesitate, *go* or stay in the channel.
From April to September it is crowded on the weekends and when the wind is right it gets crowded during the week also; we can thank Gotcha and Surfer Magazines for that!
A tremendous wave that demands respect, which can only come from experience. Only those who have it, either at this spot or elsewhere, will appreciate what this wave can offer.
By Thomas Esposito , 10-10-2010
What are you talking about? - Dude, this is the heaviest wave in the world. Many poes can't even surf it, let alone beginners.
By Gunther, Bavaria , 11-09-2010
teahupoo surfing - My name is Gunther from Germany. i will, learn to surf here much better. If I buy correct equipment is not problem for me. Mine skill is such good surfer, therefore I have the possibility to surf largest waves here like lared hamilton .
By Anonymous , 08-09-2010
hi - hi my name is max and i am from germany. i have never learned to surf before but would like to try. is this a good place to learn?
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