About Red Strand (Dirk Bay)

Very protected bay that comes into its own in winter when the breaks further west are maxing-out. Waves break on an unsurfable outside reef and reform into hollow peaks. Can have strong rips.

Park by the beach.

Follow signs to Red strand or Galley Head off R598

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Stormrider Guide for Red Strand (Dirk Bay)
  • Mid to High Tide Mid to High Tide
  • Peaky Beachbreak Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand Sand
  • S - W S - W
  • North Easterly North Easterly
  • 8 2 Swell Range 2 - 8ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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