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Camber Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Camber Sands Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.9 °C

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Monday, 2 May 2016, 11:43 Local time
Monday 02
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Wave (m) 0.9
SW
1.0
SW
1.0
SW
1.0
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Period (s) 4 4 5 5
Wind (km/h) 40
SW 40
SW 45
WSW 45
WSW
Wind State on on cross-
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Camber Sands on the South Coast is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Camber Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lydd Airport, 9 km from Camber Sands.

fresh winds from the SSW

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Mist dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Camber Sands

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 45 miles from Camber Sands.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
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Average period (s) 4 4 4 4

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Overall Camber Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Camber Sands is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Camber Sands is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Southend Airport (SEN) in England, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Camber Sands and is 74 km (46 miles) away.
Camber Sands break location map and break info

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


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