Criccieth ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Criccieth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Lleyn Peninsula, UK)

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Llywelyn the Great would be proud, Criccieth photo

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Criccieth Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.5 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 18:06 Local time

Tuesday 31 Wed
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 60
WNW 55
WNW 40
NW 40
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Criccieth in Lleyn Peninsula is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

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Tide Times:

For Pontllyfni, 18 km from Criccieth.

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Criccieth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Caernarfon, 18 km from Criccieth.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
6 °C

Current weather near Criccieth

Overall Criccieth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Criccieth:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Harlech 6 mi
Second closest break Llandanwg 6 mi
Third closest break Pontllyfni 11 mi
Fourth closest break Trefor 11 mi
Fifth closest break Dinas Dinlle 14 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Criccieth:

Closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 44 mi
Second closest wave buoy M2 Lambay Buoy 64 mi
Third closest wave buoy Liverpool Buoy 68 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 99 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 211 mi

Tide stations nearest to Criccieth:

Closest tide station Barmouth 15 mi
Second closest tide station Caernarfon 16 mi
Third closest tide station Bangor 25 mi
Fourth closest tide station Deganwy 30 mi
Fifth closest tide station Colwyn Bay 32 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Criccieth:

Closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 112 mi
Second closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 123 mi
Third closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 147 mi
Fourth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 147 mi
Fifth closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 149 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Criccieth:

Closest city location Colwyn Bay (United Kingdom) 32 mi
Second closest city location Rhyl (United Kingdom) 39 mi
Third closest city location Wrexham (United Kingdom) 50 mi
Fourth closest city location Hawarden (United Kingdom) 52 mi
Fifth closest city location Heswall (United Kingdom) 53 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Criccieth is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 86 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Criccieth is Liverpool Airport (LPL), also in England, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Third is Blackpool Airport (BLK) in England, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Isle Of Man Airport (IOM) in England is 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • Manchester Airport (MAN), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Criccieth and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Criccieth, Wales - Lleyn. Use the tab navigation above to view Criccieth sea temperature, Criccieth photographs, Criccieth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Criccieth webcams, current wind from Wales - Lleyn live weather stations and Criccieth 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 Criccieth.


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