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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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 Putsborough Beach

UK, Devon North

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Latitude: 51° 8.639' N
Longitude: 4° 13.259' W

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 Access

Narrow single track roads signed from Croyde and
Georgeham. Not suitable for very large vehicles.
Avoid times when tourists likely to be going to
or from beach to reduce hassle

English (Translate this text in English): Narrow single track roads signed from Croyde and<br />Georgeham. Not suitable for very large vehicles.<br />Avoid times when tourists likely to be going to<br />or from beach to reduce hassle

English (Translate this text in English): Narrow single track roads signed from Croyde and&lt;br &#47;&gt;Georgeham. Not suitable for very large vehicles.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Avoid times when tourists likely to be going to&lt;br &#47;&gt;or from beach to reduce hassle

English (Translate this text in English): Narrow single track roads signed from Croyde and&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Georgeham. Not suitable for very large vehicles.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Avoid times when tourists likely to be going to&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;or from beach to reduce hassle

DistanceDay trip

WalkInstant access (&lt; 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Private access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Fast, Ordinary, Fun, Powerless

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

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

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

A complex beach break that takes a lot of learning.
I could write several pages about the way the waves run under different conditions and states of the tide two main peaks are oppodsite a line of rocks and further down the beach. A strong rip can run out to sea near the rocks at the south end of the beack this can be helpful or dangerous according to your experience.
Nevertheless it is a good beginners break with very clean water.
Best known as a storm surf break because it is slightly sheltered from the south and south west and will filter out messy waves to give a good ride. Can tend to close out on large long range swells. Works best at the top half of the tidal push but can work at all states of the tide although usually very much smaller than the other local breaks at low tide but becomes equal to them or (under certain conditions)bigger at high tide because it can use very long period groundswells.

English (Translate this text in English): A complex beach break that takes a lot of learning.<br />I could write several pages about the way the waves run under different conditions and states of the tide two main peaks are oppodsite a line of rocks and further down the beach. A strong rip can run out to sea near the rocks at the south end of the beack this can be helpful or dangerous according to your experience.<br />Nevertheless it is a good beginners break with very clean water.<br />Best known as a storm surf break because it is slightly sheltered from the south and south west and will filter out messy waves to give a good ride. Can tend to close out on large long range swells. Works best at the top half of the tidal push but can work at all states of the tide although usually very much smaller than the other local breaks at low tide but becomes equal to them or (under certain conditions)bigger at high tide because it can use very long period groundswells.

English (Translate this text in English): A complex beach break that takes a lot of learning.&lt;br &#47;&gt;I could write several pages about the way the waves run under different conditions and states of the tide two main peaks are oppodsite a line of rocks and further down the beach. A strong rip can run out to sea near the rocks at the south end of the beack this can be helpful or dangerous according to your experience.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Nevertheless it is a good beginners break with very clean water.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Best known as a storm surf break because it is slightly sheltered from the south and south west and will filter out messy waves to give a good ride. Can tend to close out on large long range swells. Works best at the top half of the tidal push but can work at all states of the tide although usually very much smaller than the other local breaks at low tide but becomes equal to them or (under certain conditions)bigger at high tide because it can use very long period groundswells.

English (Translate this text in English): A complex beach break that takes a lot of learning.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;I could write several pages about the way the waves run under different conditions and states of the tide two main peaks are oppodsite a line of rocks and further down the beach. A strong rip can run out to sea near the rocks at the south end of the beack this can be helpful or dangerous according to your experience.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Nevertheless it is a good beginners break with very clean water.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Best known as a storm surf break because it is slightly sheltered from the south and south west and will filter out messy waves to give a good ride. Can tend to close out on large long range swells. Works best at the top half of the tidal push but can work at all states of the tide although usually very much smaller than the other local breaks at low tide but becomes equal to them or (under certain conditions)bigger at high tide because it can use very long period groundswells.

Atmosphere

This is a beautiful spot with a friendly family atmosphere during the summer but in big winter surf it can produce some awesome and demanding waves that should not be underrated. It is privately owned and maintained and there is a beach hut with standard beach kit food and supplies for a small touring caravan site at the side of the car park. Camper van owners can also park overnight on the hard standing at the back of the car park. The toilets are excellent and have won awards. The car park is shut at quiet periods during the winter. If the gate to the car park road at the top of the hill is shut proceed with caution because although there is often acces available to the hard standing at the rear of the car park available there may not be and it is very difficult to turn round and get back out if the bottom gates are closed.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a beautiful spot with a friendly family atmosphere during the summer but in big winter surf it can produce some awesome and demanding waves that should not be underrated. It is privately owned and maintained and there is a beach hut with standard beach kit food and supplies for a small touring caravan site at the side of the car park. Camper van owners can also park overnight on the hard standing at the back of the car park. The toilets are excellent and have won awards. The car park is shut at quiet periods during the winter. If the gate to the car park road at the top of the hill is shut proceed with caution because although there is often acces available to the hard standing at the rear of the car park available there may not be and it is very difficult to turn round and get back out if the bottom gates are closed.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a beautiful spot with a friendly family atmosphere during the summer but in big winter surf it can produce some awesome and demanding waves that should not be underrated. It is privately owned and maintained and there is a beach hut with standard beach kit food and supplies for a small touring caravan site at the side of the car park. Camper van owners can also park overnight on the hard standing at the back of the car park. The toilets are excellent and have won awards. The car park is shut at quiet periods during the winter. If the gate to the car park road at the top of the hill is shut proceed with caution because although there is often acces available to the hard standing at the rear of the car park available there may not be and it is very difficult to turn round and get back out if the bottom gates are closed.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a beautiful spot with a friendly family atmosphere during the summer but in big winter surf it can produce some awesome and demanding waves that should not be underrated. It is privately owned and maintained and there is a beach hut with standard beach kit food and supplies for a small touring caravan site at the side of the car park. Camper van owners can also park overnight on the hard standing at the back of the car park. The toilets are excellent and have won awards. The car park is shut at quiet periods during the winter. If the gate to the car park road at the top of the hill is shut proceed with caution because although there is often acces available to the hard standing at the rear of the car park available there may not be and it is very difficult to turn round and get back out if the bottom gates are closed.

General

This is my "local" break of choice I like it because the pleasant grassy car park has an excellent view of the surf and it is much more mellow than other local breaks.
One particular caution. There are no lifeguards here or segragation between bathers and surfers so during the summer season sorting out safe space to surf can involve some discussions and negotiation.

Ian Kimber AKA Soul Surfer Regular British Isles surf forcasts on
http://i.am/waveski/

English (Translate this text in English): This is my &quot;local&quot; break of choice I like it because the pleasant grassy car park has an excellent view of the surf and it is much more mellow than other local breaks.<br />One particular caution. There are no lifeguards here or segragation between bathers and surfers so during the summer season sorting out safe space to surf can involve some discussions and negotiation.<br /><br />Ian Kimber AKA Soul Surfer Regular British Isles surf forcasts on<br />http://i.am/waveski/

English (Translate this text in English): This is my &amp;quot;local&amp;quot; break of choice I like it because the pleasant grassy car park has an excellent view of the surf and it is much more mellow than other local breaks.&lt;br &#47;&gt;One particular caution. There are no lifeguards here or segragation between bathers and surfers so during the summer season sorting out safe space to surf can involve some discussions and negotiation.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;br &#47;&gt;Ian Kimber AKA Soul Surfer Regular British Isles surf forcasts on&lt;br &#47;&gt;http:&#47;&#47;i.am&#47;waveski&#47;

English (Translate this text in English): This is my &amp;amp;quot;local&amp;amp;quot; break of choice I like it because the pleasant grassy car park has an excellent view of the surf and it is much more mellow than other local breaks.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;One particular caution. There are no lifeguards here or segragation between bathers and surfers so during the summer season sorting out safe space to surf can involve some discussions and negotiation.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Ian Kimber AKA Soul Surfer Regular British Isles surf forcasts on&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;http:&amp;#47;&amp;#47;i.am&amp;#47;waveski&amp;#47;

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Putsborough Beach
Por Bewilderbeast
12 mar 2007
- Nothing really to write home about, except the session was interupted by my buddy get worked, snapped a fin off with his face (ouch!) then went for a little bounce around on the rocks! Many thanks to the unknown wave kayaker who stea
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Putsborough Beach
Por Bewilderbeast
23 feb 2007
- A pretty windy day on the North Devon coast but shelter found close to the cliffs at Putts. Conditions were pretty big but nothing really to write home about. A welcome break from the usual crowded line up provided 
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By Anonymous , 15-09-2008

Snakes - This is to all the longboard and any other snakes ive yet to come across at Putts. Just because you can catch waves earlier than us shortboard riders, doesnt give you the right to do it all the time, if youve just cuaght a wave and theres a set comming, let a shortboarder have it, rather than surf it again, leaving us short boarders twiddling or thumbs, you think we are out there to watch you surf? its called Eticet, share the waves, if your paddling back out, you should be last in line for a wave, not first,so take your foul mouths and get lost, you selfish hobnobs

By Filthy capitalist , 07-08-2008

Minted - £6 yes £6 to park! £6! Im slightly pissed off. £6. I aint got an Audi / BMW or spanking new T5. Shit im pissed off . £6!

By Anonymous , 23-08-2007

- I love Puts! Very good for beginners who know how to surf.

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