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Barricane ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 3.2

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Barricane Spot ID

Barricane photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.8 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 22:05 Local time
ThuFriday 18
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 20
SSE 30
SSE 35
Wind State glass cross-
cross cross

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Barricane in North Devon is a quite exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rocks are a hazard.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ilfracombe, England, 8 km from Barricane.

IS AT (local time)

Barricane Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chivenor RAF, 12 km from Barricane.

light winds from the E

no report
Air temperature
1.6 °C

Current weather near Barricane

Buoy Data:

At Bideford Bay Waverider, 9 miles from Barricane.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 13.3 10.5 13.3 11.1

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Overall Barricane Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Barricane Location Maps

Barricane Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Barricane:

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Wave buoys nearest to Barricane:

Tide stations nearest to Barricane:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    29 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Barricane:

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Town and city forecasts close to Barricane:


  • The closest passenger airport to Barricane is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barricane is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Barricane and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
Barricane break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barricane, Devon (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Barricane sea temperature, Barricane photographs, Barricane detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barricane webcams, current wind from Devon (North) live weather stations and Barricane 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 Barricane.