Aberavon Spot ID
Photo credit: Ian Rees
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C
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.
Overall Aberavon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September
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- 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.
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