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Latitude: 51° 34.006' N
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Drive to Mumbles turn right at the mini roundabout take the left between the curch and playing field about 200m upp the road, follow this road down into Caswell Car Park and access is easy from here
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Do not park in the Redcliffe Flats, the residents do not like surfers and your car will be clamped and it'll cost you £50 to get it unclamped.
It's quiet a relaxed place and people are often chatty and open in the water.
Sloppy break but ideal for beginners and considering the other local beach spot is Langland, Caswell is the better choice for learners. Can be sheltered at hightide from south westerly winds. Left and rights on the beach and a left off the west end of the bay.
By Anonymous , 08-02-2009
SPONGEDOG - mellowest break on gower when its a smaller swell, and a really cool wedge in front of the steps on high tide.
rare but well worth it when its on.
also rammed with hot surfer girls.
By localy , 04-06-2007
- Why its got powerless on the description I dont know... With good swell this place can produce a powerfrul dumpy wave!
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