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Latitude: 50° 26.619' N
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very easy access with ample parking, no pay meter, changing facilites and toliets open all year round. the best beach in torbay for surfing it is very fun gets big in spring, autumn and winter swells.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Preston Beach
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
this spot is very good fun and a great day out with cafes and toliets to make your trip very easy to do again and again
locals are friendly they may teach you some stuff
generally this is a good spot with good commodities but site only works with any kind of easterly swell or wind
By Sam Ogg , 26-08-2010
Chester Copperpot - Seriously... whoever put the info for this on must be a local shop owner. Paignton/Preston is pure gash 99% of the time. 1% of the time its ok.
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