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Sidmouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Sidmouth Spot ID

Sidmouth Beach (Jacobs Ladder end) photo


Photo credit: Max Hunt

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Friday, 22 June 2018, 01:10 Local time
ThuFriday 22
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NNE 15
N 15
Wind State off off off off

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Sidmouth in South Devon is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Take care of rocks in the line up.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sidmouth, 1 km from Sidmouth.

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Sidmouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Down Hill EX12 2NU Seaton wx, 12 km from Sidmouth.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
12.2 °C

Current weather near Sidmouth

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 56 miles from Sidmouth.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Average period (s) 9 9 9 8

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Overall Sidmouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Sidmouth Location Maps

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Town and city forecasts close to Sidmouth:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    22 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sidmouth is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sidmouth is Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k., 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Sidmouth and is 87 km (54 miles) away.
Sidmouth break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sidmouth, Devon (South). Use the tab navigation above to view Sidmouth sea temperature, Sidmouth photographs, Sidmouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sidmouth webcams, current wind from Devon (South) live weather stations and Sidmouth 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 Sidmouth.