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 Mandurah Wedge, Dawesville Channel, Western Australia Australia
Mandurah Wedge is a popular surf site, that lies behind the southern groyne of the Dawesville Channel. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can start from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and hold up to 4 m/12 ft. Offshore winds blow from the east, southeast and the ideal swell direction is from the west, northwest. In addition, the spot offers both left and right hand waves and it is suitable for more experienced surfers.
In summer, the wind blows offshore at 49%, in autumn the wind blows at 54%, in winter at 37% and in spring at 43%. Keep in mind that, you will have much competition for waves here, as it is a crowded place. Last but not least, Mandurah is home to a variety of hotels, cosy bars and good restaurants to relax and have fun after a performance of your favorite sport. Note: be careful of undertow and rocks.