Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
Bournemouth
Next Town
Newport, Ventnor
 
Type:
Island
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
No information

Water

Type:
Shallow, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Reefs
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
High tide

Small to medium waves breaking on a reef in front of the beach. The reef is exposed on low tide.

Beach

Type:
No information
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Rocks, Bystanders
Beach Users:
No information

300 m long beach. Wide on low tide, ok on high tide. Rocks at both ends of the beach. Can be crowded on sunny days, kids in the water.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Normal

General south coast England water/air temperatures. Summer shorty, full wetsuit for winter. Summer late May to September.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
SW

Usual direction is SW. Can get up to 8 Bft. Generally light winds during summer, better in winter.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

Make your way to Portsmouth, Southampton or Lymington on the south coast of England, and get a ferry to the island. Then head to the southeast to Ventor.

Extra information

Rules
No information

Lifeguards prefer windsurfers to launch from behind groyn at end of beach.

Nightlife

No information