arugam bay
 
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After 9 hours of ride in a buitifull view from the airfort u arrive to arugam bay. u can see plenty of fishboats and there are 2 breaks :1.main braek us 5 min walking into the turn of the bay -u carfully enter to the water (sharf reefs).u pedal left into the spot .there are good swells in the early hours of the morning' there r few locals and about 10-15 turists.in 11:00 am the wind starts -there is still very good wave but later the wave closes more often in the ride of the wave. the wave can ruch up to 400 m -INTO THE "BABYS" spot. 15 min from there into PUTOVILL-anoter buitifulle spot -cleaner much more barrly -start to wark from 3-4 feet in arugam bay. enjoy !!!!

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Type of Wave reef break  
Direction right hand 
Bottom sand/rock bottom 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds a normal crowd 
Hazards need surf sucks  
Lenght long  
Places to stay  
Nearest big city  
Nearest airport 9 hours ride 
Other stuff to see & do play "caram"-locals game. travel around to crockodail rock putovill market, see laguns +ellapents +crockodails. 
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