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More about hilton, written by Eric Flamm :
If the swell is a perfect 1 meter and coming dead from the west, the break will do the A-frame, providing both left and right rides. The place to catch the wave is about 10 meters inside the jetties and closer to the north end. Riding a wave left is the better choice, especially for a longboard. The wave will remain open longer and provide better barrel possibilities. The north side is also the quickest way back into the lineup. This is not to say a ride to the right doesn't ever work. All advice given here is general and conditions will vary.
2 meter conditions:
Catching the big waves at Hilton means moving past the jetties 5-15 meters and waiting for waves more towards the center of the break. If you find yourself caught in the impact zone from going right, try aiming for the southern jetty. If that doesn't work, catch the current that flows along the south sea wall and mouth of the marina to get back into the line up.
In storm conditions sometimes this is the best place. Wait for waves 20 meters north of the tip of the south jetty and only go right.
The only time rocks are a problem is when you ride the wave far into shore, such as when you are leaving the water. If I am following a wave to the bitter end, staying on the open face, I won't be in danger of hitting rocks. Still, the water will be shallow if you are going for the tube ride so fall gently when getting off your board.
The waves at Hilton start off weak then steepen the closer to shore they get. For high performance maneuvers, try and take off later than you might when you free surf. This will give you more speed for powerful turns or just positioning.
Hilton Bet (Topsy) : This is the break that is directly north of Hilton. It looks exactly the same like Hilton but the reef is different and it tends to be less crowded. Hilton's north break, nicknamed Topsy, often performs better than Hilton in small-medium conditions. The reason why the crowds stay away is that everyone is on short boards and the wave that breaks by the jetty has a slow section before it breaks on the inside reef.
BTW: Zuk in hebrew means "cliff".
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