"Getting a wave on the Gold Coast is as easy as heading east. When the wind is right and the swell is from the east (usually in the morning) the beach breaks light up and surfers are almost guaranteed a wave. Those sorts of conditions happen about once a week on average, with one to two foot swells the norm throughout the year across most of the beaches. However, the truly great swells only hit once every couple of months, and as the beach breaks only handle up to about four foot of swell, the points get more crowded than Kmart on Christmas Eve when it's pumping, and the locals are more protective of their turf than Magpies in Spring."
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