The Republic of the Maldives or Maldives is an island nation, consisting of twenty six atolls. These coral islands of superb natural beauty lie in the Indian Ocean and are considered part of Southern Asia. Maldives enjoy a tropical climate, with temperatures around 30 °C/86 °F all year round. However, there is a rainy season, the southwest monsoon that lasts from May till November and brings strong winds and storms. Maldives is an idyllic paradise that welcomes visitors from all over the world, promising unforgettable holiday experiences!
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Surfing in Big Lagoon, Trinidad, California USA
With the large sand barrier that separates the lagoon from the ocean, Big Lagoon is a paradise. If you are willing to walk far enough, you can find yourself all alone at the spot. It is a swimming friendly beach with shallow areas of the lagoon, especially near the boat ramp. Water temperature is quite pleasant.
The dangerous Pacific surf is about 300 ft/91.4 m away, so it is rather safe to swim. The water in the Lagoon is slightly brackish. Big Lagoon is a beach, preferred by all kind of surfers. Wave quality is normal and wave frequency is regular. Type of the wave is beach – break and its direction is both right and left. Bottom of the sea is sandy.
Power of the wave is fun and powerful. The wave’s normal length is short, up to 164 ft/50 m and on good days is normally 164 to 492 ft/50 to 150 m. Good swell direction is northwest, west and southwest and good wind direction is east. Swell size starts at less than 1 m / 3 ft and holds up to 2 m+ / 6 ft+.
Best tide position is low tide only. It’s quite an empty beach. Surfers should watch out for rips / underflow and string currents.