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Go to Sennen, parking on the beach. For Gwenvor paddle round the rocks at the North end of the beach.... Paddling around the rocks is NOT advised! There are some pretty heavy rips and if your caught in a big set those little swines arn't very forgiving.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Whitesands
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Great place in the Summer, picks up even the slightist ripple in the Atlantic. Gwenvor is a beach at the North of Sennen. This Must pick up the most swell in Cornwall. Watch out for strong rips on a decent swell. Both beaches are lifegaurd patrolled in the summer. Heavy beach break when big so watch your boards when coming in! One of the few waves in England where you can actually have a descent hollow wave without nailing yourself on a reef!
Best place in the Summer. However very very very crowded in peak season. Has some of the best waves in England
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By Anonymous , 28-09-2009
Edd it's been YEARS - Hope you are OK. We are in war zone,fortunately we did get rid of BUSH however everything else is pretty bad.Do not want to return to States,cannot afford New Zealand they want 750K up front, so back to looking into Sennen. We gotta get outa here, it's bad.Still remember good times on sennen.com, what a hoot, except as I recall you got us both banned, heehee.Well at least no one is out in the water here, just have to dodge the bullets.XXX
By Hugosmithy99 , 16-08-2008
- Just like pipeline then?
By Anonymous , 31-07-2008
Sennen Cove - The place sucks. Beachguards designate the surf area and usually there are no waves in that area. Don't even think of going there. waste of time and money. Waves break like 10 meters from the beach.
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