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Latitude: 14° 0.86' S
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Can walk or paddle out but it is recommended to get a boat out. Maninoa Surf camp is close and provide cheap boat fares.
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Alternative name Wackas
Wave qualityWorld Class
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fun, Ledgey, Slab
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Can get crowded depending on how many surfers staying at Coconuts Resort, Sinalei & Maninoa Surf Camp.
Watch out for the end of the wave nasty suck up onto shallow coral when swell is south.
Best to surf before the trade wind gets up.
Heavy rain can pollute the break as right near a river mouth.
Mornings & Evenings best time to surf.
By Wortho , 5 Oct
Real names - I spoke to the american guy who runs the charter the boat there and reckons it real name is Taftoala Left
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