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Topic: Karratha surf?
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Topic: Karratha surf?
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By:

wal

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Karratha surf?

Just got a job up Karratha & im taking my 7'6 mini mal,but is there any surf?



By:

mik

RE: Karratha surf?

im trying to find out myself iv herd  that there are waves on some of the  islands off karratha but dont know for sure please let me know if you find waves there

By:

jebba

RE: Karratha surf?

My buddy lived there about 5 years back - I remember him mentioning the only place to surf was a spot called Angel Island - I think its a short boat trip to get there.
Hopefully the locals should be able to give u a bit more info.
GooD LuK :)



By:

xzibit

RE: Karratha surf?

i live in karratha and there is a few spots around but you need a boat to get to all of them unless you can paddle a few ks out to sea. there is angel, gidley seconds and a break near nelson rocks but that is almost suicide

By:

Liquidlust

RE: Karratha surf?

Winter you get surf at Angel but is a fat mal wave and tides play a big part. Gidley is a nice right reef break but only works on low tide and is very fast and shallow. needs a fair bit of swell though. 2nd bay at Angel only works on high tide as it breaks over oyster covered rocks and needs plenty of swell. Hamersley shoals also breaks but is very exposed and lots of big bities. During cyclones there are a couple of other breaks that work but usually only have a 1 day window with swell and winds.all breaks are greatly affected by tides whick can have as much as 5 metres of movement.

By:

dave

RE: Karratha surf?

Hey, if you get regular time off, why not try Bali and a surf tour around Lembongan, Lombock and Sumbawa on the Indocean  check out the website  www.indoceansurfcharters.com  we are a Western Australian owned and managed surfcharter operator and do 4,7 and 10 day surf trips through the islands of Indonesia
would love some local support from WA lads cheers and all the best  Dave Rusty and Sandy

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