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Thermopylae ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.6

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Thermopylae Surf Photo by Rafael

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Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
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2.9
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1.9
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2.2
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0.3
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6 s 10 s 16 s

Open ocean wave model on 14 November at 5 pm

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Thermopylae around the time the photo was taken

Thermopylae
user: Rafael (2 photos)
photo taken at: 6:21 pm 14 Nov 2010

Thermopylae

South Africa | Thermopylae

Average rating: 3.0
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This is a relatively fickle break, which breaks just behind a rock/reef shelf and an old ship wreck. Quite a dangerous break as there's a reef, rocks and a ship wreck. ONLY SURF IT ON HIGH TIDE.