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Compton Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Compton Bay Spot ID

Classic long-boarding session, Compton Bay photo

Compton Bay

Photo credit: Jason Swain

Fields, Compton Bay photo

Compton Bay

Photo credit: warren

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.1 °C

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Saturday, 21 October 2017, 22:35 Local time
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Wave (m) 4.0
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.0
W
3.0
W
Period (s) 9 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 50
W 40
W 40
WNW 40
WNW
Wind State cross-
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Compton Bay in Isle of Wight is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Freshwater, 4 km from Compton Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Compton Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Victoria Road Yarmouth wx, 5 km from Compton Bay.

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Air temperature
11.0 °C

Current weather near Compton Bay

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 68 miles from Compton Bay.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.7
3.9
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4.3
Average period (s) 8 8 - 8

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Overall Compton Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Compton Bay Location Maps

Compton Bay Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Compton Bay is Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Compton Bay is Southampton Airport (SOU), also in England, 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k., 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Lyneham Airport (LYE) in U.k. is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Compton Bay and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
Compton Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Compton Bay, Isle of Wight. Use the tab navigation above to view Compton Bay sea temperature, Compton Bay photographs, Compton Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Compton Bay webcams, current wind from Isle of Wight live weather stations and Compton Bay 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 Compton Bay.