Garden Route is a popular stretch of the south-eastern coastline of South Africa. It is sandwiched between the Indian Ocean and the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains. It provides with a mild oceanic climate with mild to warm summers and mild to cool winters and considered second mildest climate after Hawaii according to the Guinness Book of Records.
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Surfing in Kahului Harbor, Kahului, Hawaii USA
It’s also home to Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to Maui’s sugar industry. Kahului’s own major airport is located in the North shore. The climate is tropical wet, but during winter is very windy and dry, ideal for water sports. Along the sea side, there are schools and shops to buy or rent surfing gear as well as to take surfing lessons if you are a beginner.
Big Eds beach is right after Kahului Harbour on the right. It provides with a regional classic wave quality for experienced surfers only. The power of the wave is fast and fun to ride. The wave direction is coming from the right and the sea is rocky.
The wind direction is coming from Southeast and the size of the swell starts working at 2 m/6 ft and holds up to 5 m/16 ft. Kahului Harbour has a few surfers only during weekends due to the extreme surfing conditions. Surfers should be careful of rip currents, urchins, rocks, buoys and sharks.