False Bay is a body of water characterized by Cape Hangklip and Cape Peninsula, located in the southwest of South Africa. The bay is 30 km/18.7 mi wide, offering a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and wet, damp winters. The east and western shores of the bay are rocky and mountainous with visible peaks rising from the waters, while the northern side comprises a long, curving beach.
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Surfing in Klamath Rivermouth, Crescent City, California USA
Because of the changing ocean, the spot represents a photographer’s dream shooting. The birds are passing by and the strong waves are forming a different beach landscape every day by moving the sand. It has one of the most intriguing water systems, so many times it washes up various artifacts from the bottom of the sea.
Due to its powerful waves, the spot is a surfer’s dream destination. The wave quality is regional classic and the frequency is regular. It doesn’t require any special experience to surf on that beach. Type of the wave is river mouth and the direction is right.
The bottom of the sea is sandy. Power of the wave is fun and its normal length is 164 to 492 ft/50 to 150 m. On good days length is long from 492 to 800 ft/150 to 300 m. Good swell direction is west, southwest and south and best wind direction is east. The swell size starts at less than 1 m / 3 ft and holds up to 2.5 m+ / 8 ft+.
Best tide position is all tides. One of the greatest dangers is sharks, especially in autumn when salmons run. It’s a dangerous beach, but it promises good barrels to the brave ones.
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