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Latitude: 9° 34.237' N
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Easy access by car or walking. Just north of the "tree" about 100yds
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Gullies
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest, South
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
- Rips / undertow
A fast hollow break that works best on mid incoming. Powerful. Not a spot for beginners. Once over HH+ advanced only. Very strong currents. A lot of rips. If you see a few guys out, don't paddle right onto the peak with your bros..... find another peak.... there is over 5 miles along Hermosa that breaks the same.
Please don't leave anything in your car.... especially if it is a rental. If you turn your back for a minute your stuff will be GONE. This applies to anywhere in Costa and especially remote areas like S Playa Hermosa... Tree, Corners, Tulin.
A great spot. A small river flows in here and keeps some good sand built up. Watch for Crocs. This is where the attack happened in September 2008.
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