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

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Broadstairs Spot ID

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Type: breakwater

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Sunday, 30 August 2015, 08:51 Local time
Sunday 30
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 35
NE 35
ENE 30
ENE 20
NE
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

km/h
Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Broadstairs

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 24 miles from Broadstairs.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
Average period (s) 4 4 4 4

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Overall Broadstairs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Broadstairs Location Maps

Broadstairs Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Broadstairs:

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Wave buoys nearest to Broadstairs:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.
Broadstairs break location map and break info

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.