Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
London
Next Town
Worthing, Goring-by-Sea
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Jetskis, Buoys, Wave breaker, Rocks, Stones, Shells
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
High tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

High to medium tide is the best, always small chop but sometimes large. 80% of the time there is flat sections between waves.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand, Pebbles, Rocks, Stones
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Stones, Bystanders
Beach Users:
July, August, September, October

Fairly rocky area of sand, low tide can be spectacular but only when it doesn't go out too far. Water very shallow at low tide and very rocky, killer on the feet and bottom sometimes, if you're learning.

Weather

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

Air temp 15-35°C during summer, mainly 18-25°C. Water 10-15°C.

Wind

Best Months:
July, August
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
SW

During summer, 4 days out of 7 there will be a sea breeze. The sea breeze builds all day, hitting 15mph by 12pm, then 20mph by 2pm, sometimes more, sometimes a bit less. Prevailing wind is SW (sideonshore from the right): 80% SW, 10% S, 10% W-NW.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

Fly to Gatwick airport, then it's 1.5 taxi drive to the south coast to Worthing. Goring is just west of it.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

No land kiting on the green by the beach. Park on the road, you'll see the vans, set up on the green and launch and land there too. The cafe gets busy but the food is good and they have loos.

Nightlife

Worthing town center is pretty good for a weekend night.