North Avalon Beach
 
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Discription of surf spot: North Avalon Beach, Australia

A deceptively simple looking wave. When its big(cyclone swells to 20ft) it rivals sunset as a left, (very big crowds when small), fast steep takeoffs and thick lipped, grinding sand bottom barrels that will hold you pinned to the bottom and leave your al merrick in bits. Loves a NE - S swell, NW to SW winds, can be sheltered in a howling N wind and be offshore due to the high headland. Locals are very good surfers (closest high school to a beach in the world!and they do it for sport at school) and dont take kindly to dropins/kooks in the way, be smiling and friendly and stay out of the way. If you are any good you will be rewarded with hoots from the crowd on shore and other surfers, if not hmmm. Locals less narly than Narra or the 'bra but watch your step and take turns.

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Type of Wave beach break 
Direction left hand 
Bottom sand 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds a big crowd 
Hazards strong rip along rocks, jump off the point when its big 
Lenght 100-200 meter lenght 
Places to stay hostels ,motels/ B&B's ,hotels  
Nearest big city Sydney 
Nearest airport Sydney (Mascot) 
Other stuff to see & do plenty of good cafes("ALIVE" reccommended for good healthy eats) and such, food relatively expensive, RSL club for cheap beer & friday night bands, outdoor cafes for a drink to impress the chick or enjoy the beautiful local girls wandering by. Great wind/kite surfing on the bay side called Pittwater. Poor accom but Av beach hostel is bareable, just.Council frowns on car camping so keep moving and you will get away with it. 
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