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Karratha surf?« on: August 02 2006 03:08:00 »
Just got a job up Karratha & im taking my 7'6 mini mal,but is there any surf?
RE: Karratha surf?« Reply #2 on: July 13 2007 21:07:00 »
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 :)
RE: Karratha surf?« Reply #3 on: September 02 2007 05:09:00 »
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
RE: Karratha surf?« Reply #4 on: January 04 2008 02:01:00 »
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.
RE: Karratha surf?« Reply #5 on: December 15 2009 04:12:00 »
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