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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: 15.0 °C

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 12:24 Local time
Tuesday 28
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 5 3 4 4
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 25
SW 25
SW 20
Wind State on 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:

At Camber Sands (0 km).

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Camber Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lydd Airport, 9 km from Camber Sands.

moderate winds from the SSW

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Camber Sands

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 45 miles from Camber Sands.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
Average period (s) 5 5 5 5

All wavebuoys around Camber Sands

Overall Camber Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Camber Sands Location Maps

Camber Sands Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Camber Sands:

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Wave buoys nearest to Camber Sands:

Tide stations nearest to Camber Sands:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    20 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Camber Sands:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre
    227 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Hellenthal-Skiarena Weisser Stein (Germany)
    247 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club
    287 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Thalfang-Erbeskopf (Germany)
    290 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Harwood Common
    291 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Camber Sands:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    21 mi


  • 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.