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

Overall: 2.0

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Broadstairs Spot ID

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Type: breakwater

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.2 °C

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Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 19:03 Local time
Tuesday 23Wed
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 20
ENE 15
Wind State cross-

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Broadstairs on the South Coast is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the east northeast.. Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

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.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
12.2 °C

Current weather near Broadstairs

Buoy Data:

At Goodwin Sands Waverider, 7 miles from Broadstairs.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 4.5 5.0 5.3 5.3

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Overall Broadstairs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Town and city forecasts close to Broadstairs:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Broadstairs, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Broadstairs sea temperature, Broadstairs photographs, Broadstairs detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Broadstairs webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Broadstairs 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 Broadstairs.