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Latitude: 31° 36.777' N
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From Tel Aviv: go south to Ashqelon, 5-10 minutes after Ashqelon take the only rigth turn, 5 min more take again the rigth turn 200 meter after that take left you'll see the beach!
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Zikim
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest
Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Best thing to do is to enter the beach drop your board(no one will tutch it, you can ask the life guard to kip an eye),and go park outside, one minute walk, and no money!
Every 200 meters you'll find a different break!
I surf in front of the lifeguard station .
Allways happy atmosphere!
This beach always empty, max is 5 people in the water on the best day of the year on saturday!
very good vibe, no lolcalism.
We are all cool people there, violent poeple don't go there!
Best beach to chillcamp in on israel, this beach southern and deserted beach, so every wave is your's!
By Aussie mate! , 11-07-2006
Sand Bars&Shnizel In The NEGEV! - Dude,kickass wave,but only at the morning!some Kibutz'snicks always high,surf nice that chill in the bushes,makes the surfing funky!Best thing thoug is the shnizel in the baget in the kiosk with humoos,man,thats rock's!p.s. there are guy's name reem and jewish machado,tell them angus said hi!
By M(M) firstname.lastname@example.org , 14-06-2006
Zikim - Zikim very occasionaly gets good. It works almost year round but it`s usually small & mushy. The good vibes there are the thing! Most of the time you`ll be the ONLY surfie out. When it gets good that`s when you can catch the 'first break' 500 metres from the beach & work it to the sandbar where, if your lucky you get a little barrel. The water there is the cleanest in Israel - crystal! You see the sea-floor (like in the movies).For learners & soldiers who`ve sneaked out to 'wet their head', it`s ideal. If you wanna see sea-turtles & dolphins this is your place! Respect "mother-nature" & "Neptune`s gifts". Don`t trash the sand-dunes & leave condoms on the beautiful white sands. Enjoy!
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