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Thulusdhoo island (Kaadu)

Thulusdhoo island (Kaadu)

Characteristics

Description

Surf: Thulusdhoo (Cokes), Atoll Capital. Eastern reef of North Male’ Atoll: a short but intense ride.
A big wave tube spot. A steep barreling takeoff, then a very shallow inside section that opens up even more than the takeoff.

Best on mid to high tide, however, can be surfed at low tide if the swell is big enough. Ideal on a straight south swell and winds NW however, can be surfed in winds from any direction W - N. Named after the Coca-Cola factory on the island, beautiful view of palm fringed beach from the surf zone.
Access by boat.

Thulusdhoo has a small quay within a protected harbor area. The lagoon has been deepened and its entrance widened with a jetty built.

Several small warehouses are located near the quay.

17/11/2011
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2.7nm
236°
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39°
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4.8nm
229°
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5.4nm
232°
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6.2nm
36°
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12nm
214°
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7.9nm
229°
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15nm
221°
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