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Topic: Davao Surf?

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replies: 43

By:

Rudy

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Philippines Philippines

 

Davao Surf?

« on: August 27 2006 22:08:00 »

Anyone have details about surfing Davao? When and how big? I have a friend there that I would go visit even sooner if I knew there was wave potential?? What about rental situation...



By:

cannabis

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #1 on: October 01 2006 19:10:00 »

Davao Surf is "hit or miss" from September to June.  August is the best time to surf here because of the monsoon. 3 feet average... more on longboarding. couple the season with storms upnorth then the waves get bigger. rentals? u mean accomodation? no problem... this is a big city... it's a metropolis. board rentals? a little bit of a problem, contact me, or post on this thread. I suggest you go to Davao del Sur or Davao Oriental for good surf... Davao is the best jumpstart for a Mindanao Surf Trip.

Take it easy...

By:

MARK ALDERMAN

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #2 on: October 08 2006 18:10:00 »

IAM FROM AMERICA I LIVE IN VA. BEACH AND SURF CAPE HATTERAS NC FORTHE LAST 10 YEARS. I HAVE  BUSINESS IN CAGAYAN AND DAVAO. HOW DOES THE SURF COMPARE TO EAST COAST USA? IS IT SAFE FROM BANDITS AND TERRIST AND HOW ABOUT CONSISTANT OF GOOD WAVES NOT CHOPY GOOD CLEAN SURF. HOW MANY DAYS CAN I GET GOOD WAVES IN A 1 MOTH PERIOD?

By:

Cannabis

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #3 on: October 08 2006 19:10:00 »

hey, good day!

Terrorists, hmmm... none... or should i say very remote possibilities. davao city is one of the most peaceful cities in the philippines. you can ask the philippine embassy there or our Department of Foreign Affairs.  About bandits... hmm.. should i say Petty crimes... they are existent here like in other big cities. Don't worry, just go to the right places and yes... RESPECT THE LOCALS.

About good surf, as wat i've mentioned above, it's hit or miss when it's not Wave season... August is the wave season here.  Though, like yesterday and saturday, we had good surf, 4 feet... good for longboarding.  Good surf is up here when there's storm or typhoon up north. Take note, Davao city is not affected by typhoon, we are protected by the highest peak in the PI.

By:

shane

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #4 on: November 17 2006 19:11:00 »

cannabis,are you going to surf in davao oriental this dec?

By:

cannabis

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #5 on: November 21 2006 19:11:00 »

Yeah! I'll file a leave. from where you at, man?



By:

monsoon

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #6 on: November 30 2006 23:11:00 »

dula mo ug davao aron makatilaw mo ug lami nga balud

By:

swammers

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #7 on: January 23 2007 16:01:00 »

hey cannabis,

you seem to be the expert in davao surf spots. where can we find good surf during february/march near davao city?

thanks.

By:

cannabis

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #8 on: January 29 2007 23:01:00 »

up north... there are many spots there, but the locals still want it to be a secret spot. i'm sorry.

By:

Robb

RE: Davao Surf?

« Reply #9 on: February 10 2007 22:02:00 »

I really doubt that a swell from a storm in the northern p.i. would hit Davao. Davao is a gulf, coupled with samal island right in front of it would generate big swell.  Unless you have an enormous south swell then maybe.  I would like to be proven wrong; lets post some pictures maybe will get an idea if it really exists.


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