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At Thurso take the A836 towards John O' Groats. Follow the signs in Castletown and park in the car park.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
PowerHollow, Ordinary, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
The spot is a 3 mile beach with good sand bars along the length of the beach and good rights of the rocks at the N end of the beach.
Empty of surfers, really beautiful.
Surfed here a few times, Gets good waves most of the time.
By Remko Adema , 04-06-2007
campingsite at the beach - Travelling arround we saw the very beatyfull bay/beach. No swell because the calm weather, but it must be a very good spot. There's a good campingsite direct at the beach.
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