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Broughton ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Broughton Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 18:37 Local time
Tuesday 17Wed
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 12 12 12 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
WSW 10
SW 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Broughton on Gower is a fairly exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips and rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Burry Port, 9 km from Broughton.

IS AT (local time)

Broughton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pembrey Sands, 12 km from Broughton.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
18.9 °C

Current weather near Broughton

Overall Broughton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Broughton:

  • Closest city location
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    32 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Broughton is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Broughton is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT) in England is 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Broughton and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
Broughton break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Broughton, Wales - Gower. Use the tab navigation above to view Broughton sea temperature, Broughton photographs, Broughton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Broughton webcams, current wind from Wales - Gower live weather stations and Broughton 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 Broughton.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.