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Take the main road from Ardara towards Killybeggs. At the end of the town (ardara) take the first right round the corner. signposted towards Lochross Point. Keep going along this road for 5 miles or so. right out to the point. you should see the waves breaking on your left in the estuary.
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionLow tide only
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
There is no parking so you have to basically put your car up on the verge at the side of the road, just above where u see the waves breaking (down to your left). you then have to jump over the fence and walk down through the farmers field to the rocks, where u can jump into the water. The rip of the estuary will pull you out , and then u just paddle towards shore, to get out of it again. The waves break from the rocks out into the middle of the bay. !! only at LOW TIDE!! will this place work, otherwise its flat. When you get a decent swell there can be up to 12-15ft waves, so beware.
By Anonymous , 14-12-2008
not worth the hassle - sand bar sucks, totally tidally dependent and generallly disappointing. Never seen this break with any power
By Philomena Begly , 04-11-2004
Never Ever Breaks - I have to agree with Hugo, it never ever ever breaks.
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