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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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 Knap

UK, South Wales

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Close to Barry, follow signs for the "The Knap". Parking available on beach front.

English (Translate this text in English): Close to Barry, follow signs for the "The Knap". Parking available on beach front.

English (Translate this text in English): Close to Barry, follow signs for the "The Knap". Parking available on beach front.

English (Translate this text in English): Close to Barry, follow signs for the "The Knap". Parking available on beach front.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Knap

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Powerful

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest

Good wind directionNorth, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionLow tide only

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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By Going4aKnap , 02-10-2009

propper - Gaz's spot on, no no nex innit. don't want none of them loozers comin down yer without no nex. surf is propper!

By cardiff crew , 21-01-2007

knap - you sound like the biggest neck of all

By Gaz Bennet , 24-09-2005

Downs The Knap - I loves going downs the knap its a pukka wave for pukka people, Locals only dont want no necks down here. Alright!!!

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