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Cruise down to Mousehole near Penzance, get changed in the toilets at the west end of the harbour wall it breaks out front there, all Penwith locals know this one and are trying to keep it quiet.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyRarely break (5day/year)
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest
Good wind directionWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdFew surfers
If they find out I posted this I am a dead man but surfers deserve to know good spots.
Needs a huge north coast swell and hopefully the swell will then rap around. Works at low to mid tide getting better at lowish rather than mid. DO NOT TURN LEFT!
By Anonymous , 09-07-2010
first pic - the first pic , the one with the surfer claiming the wave its an old photo from Miramar, Argentina , google images , miramar surf and you can see it.
ps: i know years late.
By D , 12-01-2007
Out the bag - It's on the a1surf.com homepage today. That's it chaps, fucked with a capital F.
By KJ , 09-03-2006
Locals Need To Chill Out - Whats all the fuss about, we have always know about this through word of mouth. The chances of a group of travelling surfers (having just checked wannasurf) being in Penwith when the once a year swell hits Mousehole is very low! There are other far better spots in Penwith that should be and will be kept quite and if any one does we should release a death warrant!!!!!!!!
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