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British Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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British Beach Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.1 °C

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Saturday, 21 October 2017, 21:34 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.6
ESE
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Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
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E 25
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Wind State cross-
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British Beach in Efate is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Vanuatu wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Vila, Vanuatu, 6 km from British Beach.

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British Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Unnamed Road Bouloupari wx, 510 km from British Beach.

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Air temperature
23.2 °C

Current weather near British Beach

Overall British Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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British Beach Location Maps

British Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to British Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to British Beach:

Tide stations nearest to British Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    175 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    175 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    226 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to British Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1528 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1546 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1550 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1551 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1687 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to British Beach:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Noumea (New Caledonia)
    333 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    602 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    606 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    667 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to British Beach is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to British Beach is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 350 km (217 miles) away.
British Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for British Beach, Efate. Use the tab navigation above to view British Beach sea temperature, British Beach photographs, British Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, British Beach webcams, current wind from Efate live weather stations and British Beach tide predictions. The Vanuatu swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Vanuatu 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 Vanuatu 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 British Beach.