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The Crowdy Head Waverider lies about 10.1 km (5.47 nautical miles) off the coast of New South Wales in the Tasman Sea which is part of the South Pacific Ocean (show New South Wales on map).
A waverider is a device deployed at sea for wave height measurement. It is typically a bouy which floats on the surface of the water and is anchored to the sea bed.They can provide a focal point for the aggregation of certain pelagic fish species in the warmer months. In particular, Dolphinfish or Mahi Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) are particularly well known as being attracted to them and to fish attracting devices (FADs).
In the near vicinity of the Crowdy Head Waverider the water depth ranges from about 72.7 to 65.2 metres deep (about 35.7 to 39.8 fathoms / 214 to 239 feet).
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Crowdy Head Waverider are the town of Harrington (show me), the village of Manning Point (show me) and the village of Coopernook (show me).
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen albacore tuna, black marlin, dolphin fish, mackerel tuna, mulloway (jewfish), nannygai, wahoo, yellowfin tuna and yellowtail kingfish at Crowdy Head Waverider (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Crowdy Head Waverider? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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