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Croyde ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.8

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Croyde Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 09:54 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 6 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 20
WNW 25
WNW 25
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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.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Braunton, 5 km from Croyde.

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Croyde Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chivenor RAF, 8 km from Croyde.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
13.7 °C

Current weather near Croyde

Buoy Data:

At Bideford Bay Waverider, 6 miles from Croyde.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 6.3 5.6 8.3 6.3

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Overall Croyde Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Croyde:

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Wave buoys nearest to Croyde:

Tide stations nearest to Croyde:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    32 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Croyde:

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Town and city forecasts close to Croyde:


  • 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.
Croyde break location map and break info

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.