Broadstairs ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

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Broadstairs Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Coast of England, UK)


Broadstairs Spot ID:

Type: breakwater

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.7 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 05:37 Local time

Sunday 19
4AM 7AM 10AM 1PM
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 5 5 5 4
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NE 20
NNE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Broadstairs in South Coast of England is a sheltered breakwater break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the east northeast. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Broadstairs, 2 km from Broadstairs.

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Broadstairs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manston, 6 km from Broadstairs.

moderate winds from the NE

Air temperature
5.9 °C

Current weather near Broadstairs

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 24 miles from Broadstairs.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Average period (s) 6 7 6 6

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Overall Broadstairs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Broadstairs Location Maps

Broadstairs Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Broadstairs:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Ramsgate 2 mi
Second closest break Joss Bay 2 mi
Third closest break Ramsgate (The Wall) 2 mi
Fourth closest break Folkestone Wear Bay 21 mi
Fifth closest break Folkestone 22 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Broadstairs:

Closest wave buoy Sandettie Buoy 24 mi
Second closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 91 mi
Third closest wave buoy East Anglia 1 Buoy 117 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Anglia 3 Buoy 134 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy East Anglia 2 Buoy 142 mi

Tide stations nearest to Broadstairs:

Closest tide station Broadstairs 1 mi
Second closest tide station Ramsgate 2 mi
Third closest tide station Margate 3 mi
Fourth closest tide station Herne Bay 14 mi
Fifth closest tide station Dover 17 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Broadstairs:

Closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 219 mi
Second closest ski area Hellenthal-Skiarena Weisser Stein (Germany) 224 mi
Third closest ski area Thalfang-Erbeskopf (Germany) 272 mi
Fourth closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 273 mi
Fifth closest ski area Castleside (United Kingdom) 277 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Broadstairs:

Closest city location Ramsgate (United Kingdom) 2 mi
Second closest city location Margate (United Kingdom) 4 mi
Third closest city location Herne Bay (United Kingdom) 14 mi
Fourth closest city location Canterbury (United Kingdom) 17 mi
Fifth closest city location Dover (United Kingdom) 17 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Broadstairs is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Broadstairs is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Southend Airport (SEN) in England, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k. is 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Broadstairs and is 94 km (58 miles) away.
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