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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

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Broughton Spot ID

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Broughton

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Broughton

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Broughton

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C

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Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 11:29 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 6 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 25
SSE 35
SSE 40
SSE
Wind State 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.

fresh winds from the SE

km/h
Air temperature
16.7 °C

Current weather near Broughton

Buoy Data:

At Pembroke Buoy, 35 miles from Broughton.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
2.1
2.2
2.2
Average period (s) 6 5 5 5

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Overall Broughton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Broughton Location Maps

Broughton Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Broughton:

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Wave buoys nearest to Broughton:

Tide stations nearest to Broughton:

  • Closest tide station
    Burry Port
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Llanelli
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Mumbles
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Swansea
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Briton Ferry
    21 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Broughton:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    180 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    209 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    230 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    230 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    231 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Broughton:

  • Closest city location
    Llanelli (United Kingdom)
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Swansea (United Kingdom)
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Briton Ferry (United Kingdom)
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Neath (United Kingdom)
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Coity (United Kingdom)
    32 mi

Airports

  • 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.