Clean surf at Cordoama,

With spring in full swing we still get a lot of bigger swells mixed with smaller waves and favorable winds. Today is a perfect example. A small swell with a super soft offshore wind, promising super fun surf. The only question is than: when and where to go? With two keen guiding guests who don’t mind to set their alarms for good surf, Cordoama is the place to be. Arriving on a complete empty carpark and perfect clean surf is always fun. But to be welcomed by a school of dolphins is really next level.

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Just in time to shoot the last dolphin when we park the car.
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surfcheck at a completely empty beach Cordoama, stoked!!!

Good surf for everyone

Some waves are classified as ‘ beginner friendly’ or ‘ pro’s only’. And some waves just really suit every level of surfer. A punchy beachbreak with a lot of fun sandbanks creates a thousand waves an hour.
We got the spot all to ourselves for a good hour and got more waves than I thought was possible. But as the sun gains energy, the sunday crowds arrive. In no-time our super empty dreamy surf changed in a busy summer surf. Complete beginners in a surfschool in the white water, grommets on shortboards paddling hard for everything that moves. Guys on funboards floating far out. Others just sharing the waves going straight. And a true (ex WCT surfer) pro Marlon Lipke showing how it’s done.

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surfguide guest cordoama trying to get around the section. Will he make it?
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Our local pro surfer Marlon Lipke, showing how its done. While some kid gets (probably) his first lesson in the front.
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there is no better way to finish a good surf session than this. In the sun with a coffee and a pastel da nata.