Broadstairs Spot ID
Best: Swell ENE | Wind WNW
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.0 °C
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.
For Broadstairs, 2 km from Broadstairs.
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At Manston, 6 km from Broadstairs.
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At Sandettie Buoy, 24 miles from Broadstairs.
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Overall Broadstairs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Visitor Reviews of Broadstairs
Tide stations nearest to Broadstairs:
- Closest tide stationBroadstairs1 mi
- Second closest tide stationRamsgate2 mi
- Third closest tide stationMargate3 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationHerne Bay14 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationDover17 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Broadstairs:
- Closest ski areaAnother World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)219 mi
- Second closest ski areaHellenthal-Skiarena Weisser Stein (Germany)224 mi
- Third closest ski areaThalfang-Erbeskopf (Germany)272 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaWeardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)273 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaCastleside (United Kingdom)277 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Broadstairs:
- Closest city locationRamsgate (United Kingdom)2 mi
- Second closest city locationMargate (United Kingdom)4 mi
- Third closest city locationHerne Bay (United Kingdom)14 mi
- Fourth closest city locationCanterbury (United Kingdom)17 mi
- Fifth closest city locationDover (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.
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.