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Bracklesham ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.9

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Bracklesham Spot ID

Bracklesham bay  photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.1 °C

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Monday, 23 October 2017, 14:29 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 6 6 6 5
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 20
WSW 25
WSW 25
Wind State cross cross-

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Bracklesham in South Coast of England is a quite exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the north. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For East Wittering, 1 km from Bracklesham.

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Bracklesham Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rural West Wittering wx, 3 km from Bracklesham.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Bracklesham

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 45 miles from Bracklesham.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Average period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Bracklesham Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

The graph illustrates the range of swells directed at Bracklesham over a normal October... (show all text)

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bracklesham is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bracklesham is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW), also in England, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Heathrow (London) Airport (LHR) in Engalnd is 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • City (London) Airport (LCY) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Bracklesham and is 105 km (65 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bracklesham, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Bracklesham sea temperature, Bracklesham photographs, Bracklesham detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bracklesham webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Bracklesham 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 Bracklesham.