Continent
Europe
Country
Scotland (UK)
Next Big City
Edinburgh
Next Town
Belhaven
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Toilet, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Flat water in the shallow areas. The place to be if there┬┤s any swell around. Superb surfable waves (watch out for the surf school that use the beach). Waves quite often 6ft plus. Usually bigger than it looks. Not particularly rippy. No submerged dangers.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

Empty, sandy beach. About 2.5 km with no obstacles.

Weather

Spring:
Normal, Thick
Summer:
Normal
Fall:
Normal, Thick
Winter:
Thick

Cold most of the year 5mm titanium suit recommended; winter sessions require boots and gloves. You can ride all year round if you are hard enough.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, E, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
W

Works best in East and North winds, which are not as often as westerlies, which don't work here. On occasional NNW this place rocks. And if you don't mind a wee bit gusty you will score clean barrels on a NW.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Edinburgh drive east on A1 and follow signs to Belhaven. The beach is just north of Belhaven.

Extra information

Rules
Fees, Other

Look out for surfing beginners. The parking is no longer free, go elsewhere.

Nightlife

Got to Edinburgh.