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Latitude: 52° 35.118' N
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Park on Twywn sea front as far left on prom as possible.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name The Pipe
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 1m+ / 3ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Park on Twywn sea front as far left on prom as possible, you can surf off slipway on low to mid, same conditions as pipe.
Walk towards pipe on left (the big one not the little one nearest you in the groins) made of rocks 2 mins up beach. Dont try to find a way to drive down there as access is now screwed up.
Tywyn and Borth (accross Dovey estuary on the left)is where mist Midlanders go for a cheap hols or easy weekends away. Twywn is quiet but not dead as it is where the locals shop etc.
No localism as no one is local. Odd jet skis out in summer but never a problem. If the winds wrong for a swell drive around coast road till its right.
For a Midlander its as local to me as possible, good for a quiet surf with a few mates or safe enough to go alone even in winter storms.
With breaks developing dependent on sand bars and tide height you can always try other spots within view. Watch out for dangerious (incompetant)kitesurfer, its me.
By M , 05-06-2007
learning - Hi I was hoping to learn to surf in the area around late August. Is there anywhere that does teaching here? Is the surfing any good in August (for learning)? Thanks
By george s firstname.lastname@example.org , 25-05-2007
not bad - yer tywyn gets good now and again. couple o people that normally surf there (if theres waves). its fun running down the slipway wen theres some swell :) c ya there, george
By email@example.com , 12-01-2007
Aloha! - Im from tywyn the surf is awesome lol if you just forget about the idiot chavs! God how i hate them! later dudes! xxxxxxxxxxx
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