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Latitude: 50° 44.552' N
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park in the car park at the top of the cliffs. walk down the stairs to the shingle beach.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
BottomFlat rocks with sand
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest
Good wind directionWest, SouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
walk either sides of the steps once on the beach to avoide the shore dump entry.
good local crowd in the water who have a laugh.
By saxcellray , 08-06-2012
- If we live in the South East we all know we get very, very, very little in the way of waves at any time of year. We're not spoilt like the South West so we have to get waves when they turn up. Unfortunately for any South East 'local' it is inevitable that when waves turn up, so will the crowds. I'm sure you never complain when you turn up at someone elses 'local' spot when they get some surf. At the end of the day, if you are local to a spot, you have the opportunity to get in before the crowds arrive, enjoy it. Plus, lets face it - due to our profound lack of surf and opportunity to practice, very few of us in this corner are the dogs knackers anyway. If we were, we would have moved to Cornwall a long time ago.
By Josh Pettitt , 05-10-2010
Worst surf spot in Britain? - Looks like I've waded in a little late on this argument but I am a reporter on the Eastbourne Herald newspaper and I reckon this could make quite a good feature.
Anyone interested in talking to me about the local surf scene, please get in contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
or tweet me @joshpettitt
By Anonymous , 08-11-2009
- hey !!!!!!!!!! i think everybodys getting a little over excited!! i did,nt start having a go at anybody but hey grom, come shake my hand, no hard feelings , maybe you could teach me something or two right????
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