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Eisbach Surfer2.JPG
Indicates that a sport facility is for surfing. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Sports
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: in use


Indicates that a sport facility is for surfing. It always must be combined with a physical feature like any other sport=*.

Note that "physical feature" indicates beaches and water areas.

How to Map

Applies to nodes and areas

  • sport=surfing
  • name=surfing_spot_name...
  • alt_name=Surfing_spot_alt_name Many spots have local names or alternate names.
  • type=surfing_spot_type Type of spot, related to the surf break of the particular seabed characteristics: Beach break, point break, reef break, shore break.
  • wave=surfing_spot_wave The type of wave commonly generated when the spot is on: left, right, A-frame

Proposed Rendering

Surfing.svg Surfing-borderless.svg


If there is a locally used name use that. Or use the name of the beach.

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See also