Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
Brighton, London
Next Town
Worthing, Lancing
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Rental, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Ships, Buoys, Wave breaker
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Low tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Always waves when there is wind. Big swell out the back and can be perfect 1m faces on the inside. Always the best waves with a SW wind.

Beach

Type:
Sand, Pebbles
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Rocks, Concrete, Bystanders
Beach Users:
None

At high tide, not much space as there are many huts, groynes and obstruction. Pebbles at the top, but 2 hours after high tide nice flat and hard sand appears. Nice grass area to inflate, but not to launch or land.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal, 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:
June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, SW
Main Direction:
NNE

Look out for Southwest winds for a great day of riding.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Train
Access
Short walk

From Brighton seafront, head west for 20min along the coast, pass Shoreham (another good spot) and you will see a car park and a grass area.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

A protected sound with flat and shallow water. Reefs and coral heads around the edges but deep water in most of the sound. Little traffic, but be alert for charter boats mooring daily. The water is always clean, clear and beautiful.

Nightlife

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