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Latitude: 55° 37.79' N
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Take the first main left as you drive out of Port Ellen (signed for the Oa). You'll pass a wood on the left - turn left onto the track at the end of the trees. You'll see the beach about 200m in front of you.
Distance to a city Surf trip
Access time Instant access (< 5min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Public access? Public access
Special access No access issues
Spot quality Why not
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf
Style Freestyle, Freeride, Bump & Jump
Day timing Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Dangers Other water craft, Reef/Rocks
Week crowd Empty
Week-end crowd Empty
Water quality Crystal-clear
Current Don't know
Tide Best at falling tide, Best at low tide
Kilnaughton is not a beginners spot. It's a lovely beach but it's small and quite tight for launching. If you know what you're doing, you'll be alright but it would be easy to try a couple of things you can't nail and end up on the rocks at either end of the bay.
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