Supertubes

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Supertubes at Jeffreys Bay
Supertubes (or Supers), located in Jeffreys Bay in South Africa, is one of the five most famous surfing destinations in the world. It is the site of a Billabong Pro ASP World Tour surfing event in July and the Bloodscan Jeffreys Bay Swim Challenge in April.

Supertubes is a very long, fast, tubing right hand point break breaks along the west side of the Jeffreys Bay. The break is regarded as one of the best right hand point breaks in the entire world, in both consistency and quality, in season. It has been divided up into several sections, including, from the top of the point, Kitchen Windows, Magna tubes, Boneyards, Supertubes, Impossibles, Tubes, the Point, and Albatross. Supertubes, which itself breaks for about 300m or more, is regarded as the best part of the wave. On rare occasions (large wave sizes, wide-breaking waves, and even swells), Boneyards can link up all the way to the Point for a ride over one kilometer long. Optimal size is considered to be from about 4 to 10 feet (Hawaiian scale), or about 8 to 20 feet wave faces. The most consistent waves occur between about May to mid September, also often coinciding with offshore winds, although good waves can occasionally occur at other times of the year.

Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay is a town located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The town is situated about an hour's drive southwest of Port Elizabeth and is a stop on the African Swim Safari tour. Jeffreys Bay is a popular tourist destination because of its surfing opportunities and the blue flag beach.

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