submitted by: Latinsurfer
Levanto's vast bay offers several peaks and is partly protected on the southside. Warks on big S/W
swell. Big left tubes in the middle of the bay. Not crowded. Clean water
SPOT RATING: 4****
(1- not so okay, 2-okay, 3-cool, 4-very cool, 5-the ultimate spot)
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HOW TO GET THERE
Take the highway to La Spezia and then, 20km after you have passed this city, exit at Levanto.
This nice small town has some of italian biggest waves.
Point Break, best at high tide
Water Temperature in Summer: Warm, from July to September you can wear board shorts and lycra shirt
Water Temparature in Winter: Cold, you need a 4/3 full suit and boots, from April to May you can were a 3/2 full suit.
BEST TIME TO SURF
all year, during a S/W swell
CROWDS / LOCALISM
crowded a little when big
very cool, but when big, only for medium/expert surfers. If you want to see a surfcompetition
in a bigwave day in Levanto go to: http://www.surfcorner.it/movie/qs2000.mov