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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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 Sango Sands

UK, North Scotland

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 58° 34.052' N
Longitude: 4° 44.069' W

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Park at Durness tourist information office. Head down the wooden steps for the beach break, or walk right along the coast road and down the sand dune for the right hander.

English (Translate this text in English): Park at Durness tourist information office. Head down the wooden steps for the beach break, or walk right along the coast road and down the sand dune for the right hander.

English (Translate this text in English): Park at Durness tourist information office. Head down the wooden steps for the beach break, or walk right along the coast road and down the sand dune for the right hander.

English (Translate this text in English): Park at Durness tourist information office. Head down the wooden steps for the beach break, or walk right along the coast road and down the sand dune for the right hander.

DistanceWeek-end trip

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

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Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Durness

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West, SouthWest, NorthEast

Good wind directionSouthWest, South

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks

 Additional Information

Beach break between rocks in main part of bay, good wave for all level surfers. Better right hander at east end of bay, fast and hollow, not for beginners.

English (Translate this text in English): Beach break between rocks in main part of bay, good wave for all level surfers. Better right hander at east end of bay, fast and hollow, not for beginners.

English (Translate this text in English): Beach break between rocks in main part of bay, good wave for all level surfers. Better right hander at east end of bay, fast and hollow, not for beginners.

English (Translate this text in English): Beach break between rocks in main part of bay, good wave for all level surfers. Better right hander at east end of bay, fast and hollow, not for beginners.

Atmosphere

Great wave, and in the summer enought light to keep surfing all through the night. Campsite in the village right over the beach with friendly pub makes it perfect for a surf trip. Crowds haven't been invented here yet.

English (Translate this text in English): Great wave, and in the summer enought light to keep surfing all through the night. Campsite in the village right over the beach with friendly pub makes it perfect for a surf trip. Crowds haven't been invented here yet.

English (Translate this text in English): Great wave, and in the summer enought light to keep surfing all through the night. Campsite in the village right over the beach with friendly pub makes it perfect for a surf trip. Crowds haven't been invented here yet.

English (Translate this text in English): Great wave, and in the summer enought light to keep surfing all through the night. Campsite in the village right over the beach with friendly pub makes it perfect for a surf trip. Crowds haven't been invented here yet.

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