Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
Brighton, London
Next Town
Hove
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Medium wave
Hazards:
Wave breaker
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
No information

Some good waves here, but a huge powerful shore break so not for beginners or people who are easily scared. On the prevailing wind (Southwest) the waves are great but there is no room to drift downwind.

Beach

Type:
Sand, Pebbles
Size:
No information
Hazards:
Concrete
Beach Users:
July, August

All pebbles, there is a little sand at low tide. This beach is only for experienced riders. The only accepted launch and landing area is behind the King Alfred leisure center. So you need to stay upwind.

Weather

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

3mm wetsuit in the summer, 5mm in spring and autumn. Surfing is all year round for those who don't mind the cold. The sea is up at 16°C in summer and down to 8°C in winter. Season May to October.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
SW

Southwest winds are best for waves and riding in general.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

Hove is to the west of Brighton. On the coast road you will see the King Alfred leisure center. You will see the water slides. Behind it is a car park and the beach.

Extra information

Rules
No information

Experienced kiters only. There is no room for drifting downwind and some concrete groynes. Also beach huts and sunbathers in the summer.

Nightlife

No information