Croyde Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 9.1 °C
Croyde in North Devon is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.
Overall Croyde Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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- The closest passenger airport to Croyde is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Croyde is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 69 km (43 miles) away.
- Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 73 km (45 miles) away.
- Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England is 79 km (49 miles) away.
- St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Croyde and is 93 km (58 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Croyde, Devon (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Croyde sea temperature, Croyde photographs, Croyde detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Croyde webcams, current wind from Devon (North) live weather stations and Croyde 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 Croyde.