Newquay, the seaside resort that is situated on the North Atlantic coast of Cornwall offers a variety of top quality activities both in and out of the water. Being considered as the surf capital of the UK, Newquay hosts visitors from around the world who hope to catch the perfect wave; and they most probably will at Fistral Beach, the venue that hosts plenty international surfing competitions.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Cronulla Point, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia
Mark Occhilupo, the famous professional surfer and world champion made Cronulla beach a famous surf spot. The beach features a long stretch of sand, extending from Boat Harbor to North Cronulla.
The Cronulla Point is a point break that offers very consistent surf. It is appropriate for all levels of surfers. The best wind direction is from the north, northeast.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holds up to 5 m/16 ft. The best tide movement is falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides.
In summer the wind blows offshore at 31%, in autumn the wind blows at 47%, in winter at 45% and in spring at 32%. The best time for waves is autumn. Last but not least, it is an ultra crowded spot, especially during weekends. Watch out for rips and localism.