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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Torre Bank

Spain, Mediterranean

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 41° 8.248' N
Longitude: 1° 24.329' E

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 Access

Torrebank is in the village of Torredembarra, 15 Km. north of Tarragona.
From Tarragona city take the N-340 road to Torredembarra. Go right the beach, look for the Torredembarra harbour pier near the beach and that's "Torrebank".

English (Translate this text in English): Torrebank is in the village of Torredembarra, 15 Km. north of Tarragona.<br />From Tarragona city take the N-340 road to Torredembarra. Go right the beach, look for the Torredembarra harbour pier near the beach and that's &quot;Torrebank&quot;.

English (Translate this text in English): Torrebank is in the village of Torredembarra, 15 Km. north of Tarragona.&lt;br &#47;&gt;From Tarragona city take the N-340 road to Torredembarra. Go right the beach, look for the Torredembarra harbour pier near the beach and that's &amp;quot;Torrebank&amp;quot;.

English (Translate this text in English): Torrebank is in the village of Torredembarra, 15 Km. north of Tarragona.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;From Tarragona city take the N-340 road to Torredembarra. Go right the beach, look for the Torredembarra harbour pier near the beach and that's &amp;amp;quot;Torrebank&amp;amp;quot;.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (&lt; 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Torredembarra harbour

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Fast, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthWest, South, East

Good wind directionNorthWest, SouthWest, East

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

More details

Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
- Localism

 Additional Information

Park car in the streets of the village of Torredembarra, or inside the harbour.
This spot is very similar to Comandancia (Tarragona), but Torrebank is more regular than the other surf spots of the zone, and the sandbar of the bottom don't moves too much.
The takeoff area is very concentrated and respect the few locals.

English (Translate this text in English): Park car in the streets of the village of Torredembarra, or inside the harbour.<br />This spot is very similar to Comandancia (Tarragona), but Torrebank is more regular than the other surf spots of the zone, and the sandbar of the bottom don't moves too much.<br />The takeoff area is very concentrated and respect the few locals.

English (Translate this text in English): Park car in the streets of the village of Torredembarra, or inside the harbour.&lt;br &#47;&gt;This spot is very similar to Comandancia (Tarragona), but Torrebank is more regular than the other surf spots of the zone, and the sandbar of the bottom don't moves too much.&lt;br &#47;&gt;The takeoff area is very concentrated and respect the few locals.

English (Translate this text in English): Park car in the streets of the village of Torredembarra, or inside the harbour.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;This spot is very similar to Comandancia (Tarragona), but Torrebank is more regular than the other surf spots of the zone, and the sandbar of the bottom don't moves too much.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;The takeoff area is very concentrated and respect the few locals.

Atmosphere

This is one of the best waves on Tarragona zone. His right wave is very regular and is not very crowded never. The sessions with one to four friends are the normaly here. Friendly atmosphere, but respect the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the best waves on Tarragona zone. His right wave is very regular and is not very crowded never. The sessions with one to four friends are the normaly here. Friendly atmosphere, but respect the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the best waves on Tarragona zone. His right wave is very regular and is not very crowded never. The sessions with one to four friends are the normaly here. Friendly atmosphere, but respect the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the best waves on Tarragona zone. His right wave is very regular and is not very crowded never. The sessions with one to four friends are the normaly here. Friendly atmosphere, but respect the locals.

General

Is my best meditrerranian spot!! Good rights, long rides and a lot of things wich are difficult to find in the mediterranean sea for a surfer.

English (Translate this text in English): Is my best meditrerranian spot!! Good rights, long rides and a lot of things wich are difficult to find in the mediterranean sea for a surfer.

English (Translate this text in English): Is my best meditrerranian spot!! Good rights, long rides and a lot of things wich are difficult to find in the mediterranean sea for a surfer.

English (Translate this text in English): Is my best meditrerranian spot!! Good rights, long rides and a lot of things wich are difficult to find in the mediterranean sea for a surfer.

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By bcnsurfer , 06-02-2011

locals!!! - im a local and love it here there will always be enough for a mini session on a longboardand i do try to be nice to others even though they must make an effort too:)

By TDB Local , 21-12-2004

Locals!!!!! - Be careful with locals, they are very agressive!!!! just kidding! ;)

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