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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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 Barras Nose

UK, Cornwall North

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South from Tintagel along the coast path.

English (Translate this text in English): South from Tintagel along the coast path.

English (Translate this text in English): South from Tintagel along the coast path.

English (Translate this text in English): South from Tintagel along the coast path.

DistanceTake a car

WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)

Easy to find?Hard to find

Public access?

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight

BottomSandy with rock

PowerOrdinary

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionLow tide only

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks

 Additional Information

Very difficult to get down the cliff, but its worth it.

English (Translate this text in English): Very difficult to get down the cliff, but its worth it.

English (Translate this text in English): Very difficult to get down the cliff, but its worth it.

English (Translate this text in English): Very difficult to get down the cliff, but its worth it.

Atmosphere

The waves a kind of right hand point that breaks over sand that accumulates over the rocks. The rocks seem to stabalise the sand making it pretty consistent.

English (Translate this text in English): The waves a kind of right hand point that breaks over sand that accumulates over the rocks. The rocks seem to stabalise the sand making it pretty consistent.

English (Translate this text in English): The waves a kind of right hand point that breaks over sand that accumulates over the rocks. The rocks seem to stabalise the sand making it pretty consistent.

English (Translate this text in English): The waves a kind of right hand point that breaks over sand that accumulates over the rocks. The rocks seem to stabalise the sand making it pretty consistent.

General

Not for the faint hearted, due to the dodgy climb down the cliff. Its worth it though, the water is crystal clear and there are some mad rock formations.

English (Translate this text in English): Not for the faint hearted, due to the dodgy climb down the cliff. Its worth it though, the water is crystal clear and there are some mad rock formations.

English (Translate this text in English): Not for the faint hearted, due to the dodgy climb down the cliff. Its worth it though, the water is crystal clear and there are some mad rock formations.

English (Translate this text in English): Not for the faint hearted, due to the dodgy climb down the cliff. Its worth it though, the water is crystal clear and there are some mad rock formations.

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By james pickard , 11-06-2007

- you cant surf here i live like 100 m from barras nose its a rock that people fish off

By Grayman , 14-10-2006

- Why's there a pic of Connies point on this page?

By anonymous , 24-01-2005

- Prob a red herring!

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