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In this northerly area, most Dubai surfers go to Shipwreck Beach at Al Ashkarah, especially if decent sized, powerful surf is on the cards. The reef extends out a fair way, so at low tide long, mellow righthanders break 100-200m (300-600ft) off the beach. If it’s small, there’s a surfable shoredump at high tide and Al Ashkharah Hotel is handily situated.

  • All Tides
  • Right-hand break over submerged reef
  • Sand
  • SE - SW
  • Westerly
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