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Broughton Bay

Left hand point break with long rides.

 

Around the northern headland of Rhossili Bay, Broughton Bay is tucked away. The large North Westerly facing bay is known to produce an excellent left hand point break. It needs a large swell to wrap around the headland and offshore winds are South Easterly. It works best around mid tide, although low tide can be good and on a storm swell even high tide. The headland here does offer some protection from strong Southerly winds. On a good day this place will be packed, especially with longboarders trying to catch a ride that can last a couple of hundred meters into the bay, making it a busy take off. Be careful of strong rips here and there are no lifeguards so it's really not for beginners. There are two ways to get to the beach. From Llangennith village go straight at the roundabout instead of taking the left to Llangennith beach. 

Summary
Needs a large swell, best around mid tide on the push.
SE offshore
Not suitable for beginners. Rips.
Parking near campsite. Difficult to find. 
No lifeguard
Continue down this lane and there's parking just before the caravan site, just a short walk to the beach. Alternatively, on the North Gower road head towards Llanmadoc. Go through the village and keep going until you come to a farm with a campsite. Park here and again just a short walk to the beach. This is less reliable though, especially in spring when they close the fields due to lambing season!

Few facilities at the beach, but in season both caravan and campsite have shops you can use. Nearest surf shop, pub and other facilities in Llangennith.

 

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PJ's Surf Shop

Rhossili

Sam's Surf Shack

Kittle

Hot Dog Surf Shop

Bishopston

Gower Surf Company

Mumbles

Big Drop

Shapers

Guts Surfboards

JP Surfboards

Crab Island

SDF

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GSD

Progress Surf

Welsh Surfing Federation

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