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Barmouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Barmouth Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.2 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 04:05 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 4 4 4 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State cross cross-

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Barmouth in Mid Wales is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Barmouth, Wales, 1 km from Barmouth.

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Barmouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Machynlleth, 18 km from Barmouth.


Air temperature
3 °C

Current weather near Barmouth

Overall Barmouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Barmouth:

  • Closest city location
    42 mi
  • Second closest city location
    46 mi
  • Third closest city location
    50 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    53 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    55 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Barmouth is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 89 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barmouth is Liverpool Airport (LPL), also in England, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Blackpool Airport (BLK) in England is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Manchester Airport (MAN), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Barmouth and is 139 km (86 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barmouth, Wales - Mid. Use the tab navigation above to view Barmouth sea temperature, Barmouth photographs, Barmouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barmouth webcams, current wind from Wales - Mid live weather stations and Barmouth 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 Barmouth.