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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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 Gwithian

UK, Cornwall West

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 50° 14.068' N
Longitude: 5° 23.904' W

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drive to Hayle...then follow signposts...

English (Translate this text in English): drive to Hayle...then follow signposts...

English (Translate this text in English): drive to Hayle...then follow signposts...

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DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerPowerful, Ordinary

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind directionNorth, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movement

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

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Gwithian
De jose.bayo
Ago 7, 2010
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Mais...

Gwithian
De bholding1974
Mai 29, 2009
Gillock area - Today was one of those day where I was on my game.  Maybe it was surfing with a group of friends again, maybe its just karma from working hard at home and at work. Tide was pushing for high, in off the steps at Gwithers and over to play o
Mais...
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Gwithian
De jaygo
Out 24, 2007
perfection -  It started with a short drive to godrevy beach. got changed into my winter rip curl f-bomb suit and took out ma board. the waves were sick, clean , glassy , hollow and powerfull. paddled out to the bak with ma dad (who has surfed pieline) so
Mais...

Gwithian
De sim0n
Jul 11, 2007
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Mais...

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Viagem: England - North East & Cornwall - 2010
De jose.bayo
Do Jul 27, 2010 ao Ago 12, 2010
Tue 27 > [Start] Travel: Spain + France Wed 28 > Travel: France + Eurotunnel + England Thu 29 Jul > Arrived MBoro (03:30) Sat 31 Jul > Saltburn 14:00 to 16:30 Sun 01 Aug > Saltburn 18:00 to 21:00 Mon 02 Aug &
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By william , 01-08-2006

just got back - this place is great for beginners as it's slow and gives long rides..whilst I was here it jacked up alot on a few occaisions and was very good,locals as such were very cool,can't fault it espcially as I stayed at churchtown farm and didn't need to drive...

By anonymous , 04-03-2006

- Nah its not Seven sisters. Its a reef called "The Stones" I work for Trinity House we maintain all the navigatinol aids around the UK. I have been out there onboard the ship when it has been working. Looks pretty sketchy!

By anonymous , 14-12-2005

photo 15 - this is a picture of penhale! just down from perranporth

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