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Bucks Mills ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Bucks Mills Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.9 °C

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Sunday, 19 May 2019, 11:31 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 8 8 5 4
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 20
NW 25
NW 20
Wind State cross-

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Bucks Mills in North Devon is a fairly exposed point break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. No beach break here and there is also a left hand point break. Best around low tide. Rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bideford, 9 km from Bucks Mills.

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Bucks Mills Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bideford Bay Waverider, 8 km from Bucks Mills.


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Buoy Data:

At Bideford Bay Waverider, 5 miles from Bucks Mills.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 10.5 8.3 10.5 8.3

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Overall Bucks Mills Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bucks Mills is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bucks Mills is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England is 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Bucks Mills and is 83 km (52 miles) away.
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