About Tiger Stripes

The next pass to the east is a narrow inlet between the islands of Gan and Gadhdhoo, where the first local surfers are starting to ride the lefts and reforms at Tiger Stripes. Antiques are the rights, which are always a couple of feet smaller and way more forgiving than the lefts. Named after the narrow gouges in the reef that give a striped effect, Tigers has some real growling lefts in a strong swell. Tricky take-offs into a long speed wall before committing to an inside tube section that wraps and peters out in the channel. Unimpressive when small, it always seems to be bigger than everywhere else. All tides, all variations of S swells and any N wind.

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Stormrider Guide for Tiger Stripes
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Left-hand break over submerged reef Left-hand break over submerged reef
  • Dead Coral Dead Coral
  • SE - SW SE - SW
  • North Westerly North Westerly
  • 8 2 Swell Range 2 - 8ft

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