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Latitude: 51° 28.567' N
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Porthcawl is a popular kitesurf destination, with two main beaches....Rest Bay and Coney beach. Winds covered are N.West around to Easterlies. Car parks next to beaches.
Distance to a city In the city
Access time Instant access (< 5min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Public access? Public access
Special access No access issues
Alternative name Rest Bay/Coney Beach
Spot quality Standard
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf
Style Wave, Freestyle, Freeride
Week crowd Few surfers
Week-end crowd Few surfers
Water quality Murky
Current Low ( < 1 knot)
Tide Best at low tide
Camping, Hotel, Gear-Shop, Repair-Shop, School
Type Don't know
Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)
Main dir. SouthWest
Best dir. SouthWest
Best dir. relative Cross-Shore
Period From April to November
Winds can vary from light reeze to kickin' gale force winds. best direction is NW on Rest Bay which is cross shore.
Local kiteshop is Rush Extreme Sports call them for more local info tel.01656 773311
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