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Aberavon ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.5

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Aberavon

Photo credit: Ian Rees

Type: beach/reef/pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Sunday, 25 September 2016, 13:16 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.9
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Period (s) 6 10 11 12
Wind (km/h) 30
W 35
WSW 35
WSW 25
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Aberavon in The Vale of Glamorgan is a fairly exposed beach/reef/pier break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Water quality is rather poor here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Briton Ferry, 4 km from Aberavon.

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Aberavon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Neath, 5 km from Aberavon.

light winds from the SSW

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Current weather near Aberavon

Overall Aberavon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Tide stations nearest to Aberavon:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    4 mi
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    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    8 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Aberavon:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    15 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Aberavon is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Aberavon is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Aberavon and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
Aberavon break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Aberavon, Wales - South East. Use the tab navigation above to view Aberavon sea temperature, Aberavon photographs, Aberavon detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Aberavon webcams, current wind from Wales - South East live weather stations and Aberavon tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Aberavon.